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.
|Placed By||New Orleans Landmarks Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 10:25am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 783443 N 3317896|
|Decimal Degrees||29.95921667, -90.06301667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 57.553', W 90° 3.781'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 57' 33.18" N, 90° 3' 46.86" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 624 Dumaine St, New Orleans LA 70116, US|
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