Camp Parapet

Camp Parapet (HM1QCB)

Location: Jefferson, LA 70121 Jefferson Parish
Country: United States of America

N 29° 57.667', W 90° 9.347'

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Remains of Old Powder Magazine

Part of Civil War fortification which extended from the river northward about 1-3/4 miles past Metairie Rd. Construction began in 1861 by the Confederates and continued after the fall of New Orleans by Union forces which occupied the area with many Negro troops and contraban.
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Date Added Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 9:04am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 774481 N 3317880
Decimal Degrees29.96111667, -90.15578333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.667', W 90° 9.347'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 40.02" N, 90° 9' 20.82" W
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Area Code(s)504, 985
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2800 Arlington Ave, Jefferson LA 70121, US
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