Jackson Square

Jackson Square New Orleans Louisiana


Stock #: 44990
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana (LA)
County: Orleans
Publisher: New Orleans News Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Jackson Square, the Place d'Armes of "Old Orleans," scene of the most stirring events of the city's history. Here the United States formally received title from France. Here Lafayette was feted in 1826. The historic St. Louis Cathedral was erected 1718 by Don Almonaster Y. Roxas, a wealthy Spaniard, who donated it to the parish. Rebuilt 1720, present building 1794. Cabildo contains a splendid museum of art, historic items and antiques. The State Historical Museum contains important documents and books. New Orleans - America's Most Interesting City.