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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.
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Louisiana Historical MarkersThe Kentucky Rifle -- Chalmette LA

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One of several historic markers around this historic area, site of the Battle of New Orleans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/13/2015

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Louisiana Historical MarkersThe Chalmette Plantation -- Chalmette LA

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A Louisiana state historic marker outside of the National Cemetery at Chalmette LA preserves the history of The Chalmette Planation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/13/2015

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Louisiana Historical MarkersThe Chalmette Plantations

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In the middle of a road sits the ruins of the Chalmette Plantations and is at the approximate location of the War of 1812 Battle of New Orleans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/15/2007

last visited: 12/29/2014

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Louisiana Historical MarkersPlantation of Pierre Denis De La Ronde -- Chalmette LA

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A historic marker near a well-maintained set of the ruins of the Versailles plantation, incongruously preserved the middle of a highway median in Chalmette LA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/14/2015

last visited: 12/29/2014

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Louisiana Historical MarkersMcDonoghville

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Founded in 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 the City of Gretna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member no_angel

location: Louisiana

date approved: 3/25/2009

last visited: 2/21/2015

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Louisiana Historical MarkersPlessy v Ferguson

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The marker is a reminder of early civil rights struggles against the growing number of "Jim Crow" laws being enacted across the South following the Civil War and Reconstruction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member no_angel

location: Louisiana

date approved: 4/19/2009

last visited: 3/17/2011

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Louisiana Historical MarkersLouisiana Rebellion of 1768 -- New Orleans LA

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A bilingual state historic marker near the New Orleans mint and the French market preserves the history of Fort St. Charles

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/11/2015

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Louisiana Historical MarkersFaubourg Marigny - New Orleans LA

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A historic marker at the corner of Esplanade and Decatur Streets preserves the history of an early suburb of New Orleans

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/11/2015

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Louisiana Historical MarkersNew Orleans

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Across from Jackson Square, this marker describes the founding of New Orleans and explains the ‘Crescent City’ nickname.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Louisiana

date approved: 4/8/2007

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Louisiana Historical MarkersSteamer New Orleans - New Orleans LA

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This marker describes the first steamboat landing in New Orleans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Louisiana

date approved: 8/12/2009

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Signs of HistoryUpper Pontalba Building-New Orleans, LA

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A marker adjacent to Jackson Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Louisiana

date approved: 3/23/2015

last visited: 3/11/2015

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Louisiana Historical MarkersThe Presbytere

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Located on the building across from Jackson Square

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Louisiana

date approved: 4/27/2014

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Signs of HistoryResidence of Don Manuel Lanzos-New Orleans, LA

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On the wall of the house, now Madame John's Legacy Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Louisiana

date approved: 4/6/2015

last visited: 4/8/2015

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Louisiana Historical MarkersJackson Square - New Orleans, LA

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This historical marker is located on the fence at the western entrance to Jackson Square in the French Quarter of New Orleans, LA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Louisiana

date approved: 10/23/2010

last visited: 12/27/2014

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Signs of HistorySite of First US District Court -- New Orleans LA

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The first US District Court for the territory of Louisiana stood here at 919 Royal St. until 1888, when the old building was destroyed and this building was built.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Louisiana Historical MarkersJudge Fred J. Cassibry Square

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Louisiana Historical Marker standing on the grounds of the Louisiana Supreme Court Building at the southeast corner of St. Louis and Royal Streets, New Orleans, LA, paying tribute to public servant, Judge Fred J. Cassibry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/9/2013

last visited: 3/13/2015

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Signs of HistorySaint Joseph Church - Gretna, LA

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Sign located on the left side of the main entrance of church. Gives a good history of this Catholic church parish.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 1/2/2010

last visited: 2/20/2015

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Louisiana Historical MarkersFaubourg Treme'

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Two Faubourg Treme' markers can be found along Esplanade Avenue in New Orleans. The markers celebrate one of the city's oldest neighborhoods, a location rich in African-American history and culture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member no_angel

location: Louisiana

date approved: 3/28/2009

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Louisiana Historical MarkersThe Birthplace of "Dixie" - New Orleans, LA

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This marker states that it is the location where the name, "Dixie" came into being, which morphed into "Dixieland."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Louisiana

date approved: 7/18/2010

last visited: 3/13/2015

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Louisiana Historical MarkersLafayette Square

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This marker tells the history of Lafayette Square, laid out in 1788 and named for the Marquis de Lafayette in 1825. One side of the marker is in French.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Louisiana

date approved: 1/15/2007

last visited: 3/13/2015

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Louisiana Historical MarkersThe Old Mortuary Chapel -- New Orleans LA

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The historic marker for the old mortuary Chapel along Rampart Street in East New Orleans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Signs of HistorySt. Charles Line -- New Orleans LA

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An Orleans Parish Historical Commission marker at Lee Circle preserves the history of the world's oldest streetcar line.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: 3/22/2014

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Louisiana Historical MarkersDerbigny Plantation

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Marker is located at the Jefferson Parish Governmental Complex in Gretna, LA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/27/2009

last visited: 2/20/2015

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Signs of HistorySt Louis Cemetery No.1 - New Orleans, LA

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New Orleans oldest cemetery is the famous St. Louis #1, located on Basin St. outside the French Quarter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 11/21/2011

last visited: 1/8/2015

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Signs of HistoryMarie Laveau - St. Louis Cemetery #1 - New Orleans, LA

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Plaque is mounted to the possible grave site of voodoo queen Marie Laveau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 11/21/2011

last visited: 1/6/2015

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