Jackson Square

Jackson Square New Orleans Louisiana


Stock #: 90160
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana (LA)
County: Orleans
Publisher: Louisiana News Co.
Postmark: 1947 Jul-26
PM City: New Orleans
PM State: LA
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Jackson Square, originally known as the Place D'Armes is a monument to Don Andres Almonester y Roxas, whose funds built the St. Louis Cathedral in 1794, and Pontalba Apartments, flanking the Square. The building to the left of the religious edifice is the Cabildo, best known monument to the age of Spanish domination, and storehouse of historic treasures. The building on the right of the church is the Presbytere, housing the Natural Science Division of he Louisiana State Museum. In the center of the square is the Jackson Monument unveiled in 1856. Jackson Square has been well preserved and is under excellent care. New Orleans - America's Most Interesting City.
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