Saint Maurice Church Historical

Saint Maurice Church Historical (HM1VEE)

Location: New Orleans, LA 70117 Orleans Parish
Country: United States of America

N 29° 57.297', W 90° 0.727'

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In 1852, Most Rev. Antoine Blanc, newly raised to the rank of first Archbishop of New Orleans, founded St. Maurice Parish to serve Fabourg La Course below the Ursuline Convent, then on Jourdan Ave. L'Abbé Napoleon
J. Perché, convent chaplain and later third Archbishop, opened subscriptions for the parish that extended to Paris Road and included the field of the Battle of New Orleans. The present church, designed by Fr. J.F. Cambiaso, S.J., was built in 1857. St. Maurice lists among its zealous pastors the future Bishop of Alexandria, LA., Most Rev. Charles P. Greco, who ministered here 1926-1944.
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Placed ByArchdiocesan Bicentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 788370 N 3317550
Decimal Degrees29.95495000, -90.01211667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.297', W 90° 0.727'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 17.82" N, 90° 0' 43.62" W
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Area Code(s)504
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-605 St Maurice Ave, New Orleans LA 70117, US
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