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Franklin Ave., Gretna, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 55' 34.4388", -90° 2' 58.3728"
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Founded 1815 by education philanthropist John McDonogh. Also known as Freetown where his freed slaves settled and Gouldsboro for railroad magnate Jay Gould. Incorporated 1913 into City of Gretna.

Sponsor: Jefferson Parish Historical Commission, 2008.

Last updated: 7/27/2009 15:10:00
McDonoghville Historical Marker Location Map, Gretna, Louisiana