Jackson Square And Monument

Jackson Square And Monument New Orleans Louisiana


Stock #: 32456
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana (LA)
County: Orleans
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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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.