Remains of Old Powder MagazinePart of Civil War fortification which extended from the river northward about 1-3/4 miles past Metairie Rd. Construction began in 1861 by the Confederates and continued after the fall of New Orleans by Union forces which occupied the area with many Negro troops and contraban.
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|Date Added||Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 9:04am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 774481 N 3317880|
|Decimal Degrees||29.96111667, -90.15578333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 57.667', W 90° 9.347'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 57' 40.02" N, 90° 9' 20.82" W|
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|Area Code(s)||504, 985|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2800 Arlington Ave, Jefferson LA 70121, US|
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