1725On this site Father Raphael de Luxembourg Capuchin Pastor of the parish Church of St. Louis (later the Cathedral) opened the first school in French Colonial Louisiana. Classes in reading, writing, music, French, Latin and religion were conducted for beginners: in liberal arts for the more advanced students. The original house, which served as school, was purchased from Augustin Langlois. Among early teachers in this school for boys were Pierre Fleurtet A. Layman and the Capuchin Brothers St. Julien and Cyril.
|Placed By||New Orleans Landmarks Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 12:49am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 783403 N 3317841|
|Decimal Degrees||29.95873333, -90.06345000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 57.524', W 90° 3.807'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 57' 31.44" N, 90° 3' 48.42" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 625 St Ann St, New Orleans LA 70116, US|
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