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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/HM26N2_the-pythian-temple_New-Orleans-LA.html
The architecturally acclaimed Pythian Temple building at 234 Loyola Avenue (formerly South Saratoga) is one of New Orleans' storied landmarks. From 1908 to 1941, members of the Knights of Pythias, under the leadership of Smith W. Green, served as …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2031_superdome-vietnam-wall_New-Orleans-LA.html
1954 Communist forces win decisive victory over French at Dien Bien Phu. Geneva Accords divide Vietnam. Southeast Asia Treaty Organization is formed. President Dwight D. Eisenhower offers aid to South Vietnam.1955 One Million Vietnamese leave comm…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM202G_superdome-vietnam-memorial-a-war-memorial_New-Orleans-LA.html
Plaque 1 "Let every nation know, whetherit wishes us well or illthat we shall pay any price,bear any burden, meet any hardshipsupport any friend, oppose any foeto assure the survival and the success of liberty.- John F. Kennedy. January 20, 1961P…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM201G_immaculate-conception-church_New-Orleans-LA.html
1700Fr. Paul Du Ru, S.J., MissionaryReconnoiters Future Cityof New Orleans1722Fr. Pierre F.X. De Charlevoix,S.J.,inspects region for French Crown1723Fr. Joseph Fran├žois De Kereben, S.J.,First Superior of local Jesuit Mission.1763Society of Jesuse…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM201E_rebirth_New-Orleans-LA.html
On Monday, September 25, 2006, Steve Gleason was responsible for one of the most dramatic moments in New Orleans Saints history. He blocked a punt in the first quarter of the team's return to the Superdome following Hurricane Katrina. That night, …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM201B_john-julian-mckeithen_New-Orleans-LA.html
"I wasn't born to material wealth, nor do I have claim to an aristocratic name. But if I am elected governor, it will prove any mother's son can aspire to the highest political office of the state. I've come this far because you the people have gi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Z66_saint-joseph-church_New-Orleans-LA.html
This building replaced an earlier church, erected in 1844 on Common St. (Tulane Ave.) opposite the Charity Hospital of Louisiana. Ground-breaking for the present edifice took place May 9, 1869. Construction continued intermittently until dedicatio…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1MAY_benito-juarez_New-Orleans-LA.html
Incised on stone: Peace is based on the respect of the right of others. BENITO JUAREZ 1806 - 1872 The People of Mexico to the people of the United States of America. El respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz. BENITO JUAREZ 1806 - 1872 El Pu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JCL_jazz_New-Orleans-LA.html
This site is in the area which has been called the birthplace of jazz. It was a center of social clubs, saloons, honky-tonks, bakeries, pawn shops, and barber shops where the musicians met during the early years of the twentieth-century. It was ca…
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