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The Chalmette Plantations
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 29° 56.255 W 089° 58.058
16R E 213534 N 3315573
Quick Description: 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.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 11/19/2007 5:38:53 AM
Waymark Code: WM2M4V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dh2000dh
Views: 105

Long Description:
Sign reads:

"The Chalmette Plantations
"Scene of the Battle of New Orleans
"Dec. 1814 - Jan. 1815
"Battle raged on lands of Ignace de Lino de Chamlette, Antoine Bienvenue, and Denis de la Ronde. British camps on lands of Jacques de Villere and Pierre Lacoste; hospital on Jumonville de Villiers. Jackson Defense Line on Edmond Macarty place."

This sign was located between the eastbound and westbound lanes of the Route 46, St. Bernard Highway. It is next to ruins of the the residence of Denis de la Ronde. There is another small sign nearby that explains the specific site.

The link provided is to a page on the Louisiana State Museum web site that provides more information on the Battle of New Orleans.
Link to more information:: [Web Link]

Marker Name: The Chalmette Plantations

Marker Type: Plaque

What does marker relate to?: Battle (war)

Year Erected or Date Dedicated: 01/01/1964

Parish: St Bernard

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