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Metairie Cemetery main entrance in the early 1900s. Metairie Cemetery main entrance Postcard from the V. O. Hammon Collection, Newberry Library, University of Illinois. The Metairie Cemetery main entrance at Pontchartrain Boulevard and Metairie Road, in the early 1900s. The handwritten caption says, "Left, Moriarity (sic) Monument, right, Army of Tennessee Statue of Albert Sidney Johnston." The water in the foreground is the west bank of the New Canal. The two monuments mentioned are behind the gatehouse and its green fence. Pontchartrain Boulevard and Metairie Road Prior to the closure of the New Canal (1949), the Metairie Cemetery main entrance...
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