Jackson Square And Monument

Jackson Square And Monument New Orleans Louisiana


Stock #: 100937
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana (LA)
County: Orleans
Publisher: C. B. Mason
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square, New Orleans, La. Erected in 1792 at a cost of $50,000 and rebuilt in 1851. The site on which the St. Louis Cathedral stands was selected in 1718 by Bienville for a place of worship. In 1724 a structure of brick was erected and known as the Parish Church of St. Louis. It was destroyed by fire in 1788. Extreme right Pantalba Building where the Elite of the city dwelt.