Enslaved Africans

Enslaved Africans (HM2789)

Location: New Orleans, LA 70114 Orleans Parish
Country: United States of America

N 29° 57.203', W 90° 3.309'

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In the 1720s, at a spot of land now eroded by the river, stood the barracks where enslaved Africans from the Senegal-Gambia region, were held before being ferried across the river to the slave auctions.Early Algiers Point was also the home of the slaughterhouse and the powder magazine for New Orleans.
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HM NumberHM2789
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Placed ByWww.algiershistoricalsociety.org
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Date Added Sunday, April 29th, 2018 at 4:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 784219 N 3317268
Decimal Degrees29.95338333, -90.05515000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.203', W 90° 3.309'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 12.18" N, 90° 3' 18.54" W
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Area Code(s)985, 504
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 Mississippi River Trail, New Orleans LA 70114, US
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