Old Duelling Grounds At City Park

Old Duelling Grounds At City Park New Orleans Louisiana


Stock #: 16079
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana (LA)
County: Orleans
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Louis Allard Owned a Plantation on the outskirts of the City on Bayou St. John, he sold it to John McDonogh who left it to the city as a park. Louis Allard spent his time under the oak trees reading and writing verse, after he was poor and depressed he requested to be buried under his favorite tree, and his tomb is the only one permitted in City Park
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