Grand Isle Historical

Grand Isle Historical (HM1W23)

Location: Grand Isle, LA 70358 Jefferson Parish
Country: United States of America

N 29° 14.567', W 89° 58.619'

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At Southernmost tip of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana's only inhabited barrier island appears in 18th century land-grants. At first part of Orleans Territory, but often administered by Lafourche Parish. Officially part of Jefferson Parish since 1825. Island and nearby Chenier Caminada devistated by 1856 and 1893 hurricanes. 19th century haven for writers Kate Chopin and Lafcadio Hearn. A fishing community, bird watchers' and sportsmen's paradise, and home of the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo founded in 1928.
HM NumberHM1W23
Year Placed2010
Placed ByJefferson Parish Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 210653 N 3238558
Decimal Degrees29.24278333, -89.97698333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 14.567', W 89° 58.619'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 14' 34.02" N, 89° 58' 37.14" W
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Area Code(s)985
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3808-3822 LA-1, Grand Isle LA 70358, US
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