The Harvey Canal

The Harvey Canal (HM1J99)

Location: Harvey, LA 70058 Jefferson Parish
Country: United States of America

N 29° 54.647', W 90° 5.115'

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Originally Destrehan Canal, dug before 1845, connecting Mississippi River to Bayou Barataria. "Submarine Railway" lifted boats over the levee until successful completion of locks in 1907. Became part of Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in 1924.
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HM NumberHM1J99
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Year Placed1981
Placed ByThe Jefferson Historical Society of Louisiana
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Date Added Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 at 9:03pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 781433 N 3312471
Decimal Degrees29.91078333, -90.08525000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 54.647', W 90° 5.115'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 54' 38.82" N, 90° 5' 6.9" W
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Area Code(s)504
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3100-3598 LA-541, Harvey LA 70058, US
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