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In Memory ofWilliam Charles Cole ClaiborneBorn in VirginiaMember of the Convention that framed the first Constitution of TennesseeJudge of the Supreme Court of that State at 21,And Representative in Congress at 23.Governor of Mississippi Territory…
English SideTraveled on by Iberville, 1699 and named for French Minister of Marine. Indians called it Okwa-ta, wide water. First port of embarkation was at site where Bayou St. John flows from this lake. It was first water travel route to the Cit…
Established by Colonial French in the early 18th century
Rebuilt by the Spanish-1779
Built to protect New Orleans from attack by way of Lake Ponchartrain.
Spirit of '76 Chapter
Pierre Chartier de Baulne, French Louisiana attorney general in 1719, held the earliest land grant at the former village of the Colapissa on Chapitoulas (Metairie) Road. His family first colonists to live nearby.
On August 29, 2005, a federal floodwall atop a levee on the 17th Street Canal, the largest and most important drainage Canal for the city, gave way here causing flooding that killed hundreds. This breach was one of 50 ruptures in the Federal Flood…
On this site between August 1941 and August 1945, the City Park Plant of Higgins Industries, Incorporated mass produced more than 12,000 landing craft and approximately 200 PT boats for the Allied Forces. The Higgins landing boats revolutionized m…
It was twenty years ago today,
John Lennon brought the boys to play.
This plaque commemorates the 20th anniversary of The Beatles only concert performance in Louisiana
September 16, 1964, City Park Stadium
WRNO Radio to City Pa…
"This residence and grounds are named in honor of Marvin E. Thames, Ph.D., who served this college in the following manner: Director of Isaac Delgado Trades School from 1954 to 1958; Dean and President of Delgado Trades and Technical Institute fro…
This site, history tells us was a favorite location for many duels fought by hot blooded young blades in the romantic Antebellum era of the South. Here, mostly young French and Spanish gentlemen settled their differences with sword and pistols. It…