New Orleans

New Orleans (HM86Y)

Location: New Orleans, LA 70116 Orleans Parish
Country: United States of America

N 29° 57.438', W 90° 3.725'

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First sighted as Indian portage to Lake Pontchartrain and Gulf in 1699 by Bienville and Iberville. Founded by Bienville in 1718; named by him in honor of the Duke of Orleans, Regent of France. Called the Crescent City because of location in bend of the Mississppi.
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HM NumberHM86Y
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Year Placed1968
Placed ByLouisiana Tourist Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 1:28am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 783539 N 3317685
Decimal Degrees29.95730000, -90.06208333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.438', W 90° 3.725'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 26.28" N, 90° 3' 43.50" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)504
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 770-798 Decatur St, New Orleans LA 70116, US
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