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New Orleans City Historical Markers

Map of Louisiana State Historical Marker Locations in the City of New Orleans

City of New Orleans Historical Markers

New Orleans Historical Marker

Decatur St., New Orleans, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 57' 32.8932", -90° 3' 38.3904"

Sighted as Indian portage to Lake Ponchartrain and Gulf of Mexico in 1699 by Bienville and Iberville. Founded by Bienville in 1718; named to honor Duke of Orleans, Regent of France. Called the Crescent City because of location in bend of the Mississippi River.
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New Orleans Churches
New Zion Baptist Church
Old Mortuary Chapel
New Orleans Historical Markers
...To A Point Called Chef Menteur
17th Street Canal Floodwall
5318 St. Charles Avenue
A. Montz
Allard Plantation
Bienville’s Plantation
Bore Plantation
Brothers of the Sacred Heart
Edgar Germain Hilaire Degas
Faubourg Bouligny
Faubourg Marigny
Faubourg Treme
Fort St. Charles
Fort St. John (Spanish Fort)
Garden District
Hurricane Katrina Memorial
Jefferson City
La Salle Claims Louisiana
Lafayette Square
Lake Pontchartrain
Metairie and Gentilly Ridges
New Orleans City Historical Marker
The Clarinet
The Old Portage
The St. Charles Line
The Steamer New Orleans
To A Point Called Chef Menteur
Town of Carrollton
Van Benthuysen Mansion
Vieux Carre Forts

New Orleans Cemeteries
New Orleans Schools
Warren Easton High School
New Orleans Historical Homes & Houses
Goldsmith-Godchaux House
Pitot House
The Dufour-Baldwin House