Residence of Don Manuel Lanzos

Residence of Don Manuel Lanzos (HMYMQ)

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

N 29° 57.553', W 90° 3.781'

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Captain of the Spanish Army

— Madam John's Legacy —

Erected 1788 in the French colonial style Robert Jones, an American, builder. Site of the birthplace of Renato Beluche (1781-1860) a lieutenant of Jean Lafitte's Baratarians who participated in the Battle of New Orleans Later Admiral of the Venezuelan Navy. The house was refferred to as ?Madam John's Legacy' in Geo. W. Cable's story ?Tite Poulette' in 1879 An earlier house was erected on part of this site about 1726 by Jean Pascal, a sailor killed in the Natchez Massacre in 1729, and occupied by his widow until her death in 1777.

The house was presented to the Louisiana State Museum by Mrs. Stella Hirsch Lewann on June 23, 1947.Restored in 1974.
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HM NumberHMYMQ
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByNew Orleans Landmarks Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 10:25am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 783443 N 3317896
Decimal Degrees29.95921667, -90.06301667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.553', W 90° 3.781'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 33.18" N, 90° 3' 46.86" W
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Area Code(s)504
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 624 Dumaine St, New Orleans LA 70116, US
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