Henry Clay Monument Map

Henry Clay Monument Map

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The Henry Clay Monument stood on Canal Street from 1860 to 1901. NOTE: If you see something else interesting on these maps, speak up! Le'ts talk about it. Henry Clay Monument A private group raised money to build a monument to American statesmen Henry Clay in 1860. The city approved their plan to erect the monument on Canal Street. They...
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Pontchartrain Railroad Station

Pontchartrain Railroad Station

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The Pontchartrain Railroad station in Faubourg Marigny was on Decatur Street. Pontchartrain Railroad Station The Pontchartrain Railroad operated from Faubourg Marigny to Port Pontchartrain, in Milneburg. While the lake terminus extended out onto a shipping pier, the operated a regular terminal on the river side. The Robinson Atlas of 1883 shows the Marigny depot, and the businesses/residences surrounding it. The...
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Railroad Connections

Railroad Connections

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Railroad connections in New Orleans via the Clio streetcar lines. Railroad connections The 100-200 blocks of St. Charles Avenue, seen from Canal Street, 1890. The Crescent Billiard Hall is foreground, left, with a tailor shop in the retail space on the first floor. The second incarnation of the St. Charles Hotel looms over the scene in the 200 block. A...
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Cypress Grove Cemetery

Cypress Grove Cemetery

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Cypress Grove was also known as Fireman's Cemetery. Cypress Grove Cemetery Theodore Lilienthal photo of Cypress Grove Cemetery, ca. 1882. The cemetery stands at the end of Canal Street, at City Park Avenue. The Firemen's Charitable and Benevolent Association (FCBA) owns the cemetery. Additionally, they acquired the property across the street and founded Greenwood Cemetery. Cypress Grove features a number...
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