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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2AUX_visit-historic-algiers-point_New-Orleans-LA.html
Catch the Ferry in the Terminal Straight Ahead Ride the Canal Street—Algiers Ferry across the river, pickup a FREE walking tour brochure in the Ferry Terminal and enjoy a leisurely stroll through the charming streets and historic architec…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28B8_the-lamothe-house_New-Orleans-LA.html
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28B3_importers-bonded-warehouses-henry-howard-architect_New-Orleans-LA.html
Constructed in 1868 by renowned New Orleans architect/builder Henry Howard, this building was comprised of six bonded warehouses, serving the thriving maritime commerce of the French Quarter Riverfront throughout the late 18th and early 20th centu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28A0_whitney-national-bank_New-Orleans-LA.html
Erected 1888 Sully and Toledano, Architects The main office of this Bank, organized November 5, 1883, was located in this red granite building from 1888 until its adjacent building was erected in 1911. The newer building was designed by…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27K4_le-pavillon-hotel_New-Orleans-LA.html
This square of ground on which Le Pavillon Hotel now stands has had many historical associations over the years, which together form an interesting chapter in the romantic story of New Orleans. In the early eighteen hundreds, this property was …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27H6_new-orleans-and-the-domestic-slave-trade_New-Orleans-LA.html
(front side) In 1808, the US Congress abolished the international slave trade, contributing to a significant increase in the domestic slave trade, or the trafficking of human beings within the boundaries of the United States. During the fifty-sev…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27GY_transatlantic-slave-trade-to-louisiana_New-Orleans-LA.html
(front side) The trade of human beings from Africa to Louisiana began in 1718 with the first slave ships, the Aurore and the Duc du Maine, arriving in 1719. Those ships carried 451 enslaved Africans to the Louisiana colony. Their voyage marked th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27GX_work-begins-on-new-orleans-spring-1718_New-Orleans-LA.html
In this vicinity during March-April 1718, French colonists under the command of Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne, sieur de Bienville, first cleared vegetation for the establishment of La Nouvelle Orleans. Bienville, who had first sailed by here in 1699, sel…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27FW_audubon-zoos-whooping-crane-legacy_New-Orleans-LA.html
In the 1950's, Audubon Zoo became the first zoo to successfully breed whooping cranes. The only previous captive birth was at a Texas wildlife refuge. That chick's mother, Josephine, hailed from Audubon Zoo. One of only two remaining cranes from a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27FQ_audubon-zoo_New-Orleans-LA.html
In The BeginningThe land that is now Audubon Park was once a large sugar plantation owned by Etienne de Bore, the first mayor of New Orleans. In 1871, the property was sold to the city for use as "Upper City Park" and a site for a new state capito…
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