Chalmette Plantation Historical

Chalmette Plantation Historical (HM1TX7)

Location: Chalmette, LA 70043 St. Bernard Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 56.683', W 89° 59.15'

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Named for Ignace Francois Martin de Lino de Chalmet (1755-1815), veteran of the American Revolution. Attained the rank of captain of infantry in the Spanish Army; retired about 1794. Purchased plantations below New Orleans and began acquisition of properties in 1805, which would become the Chalmette Plantation stretching 22 arpents along the Mississippi River; main house, sugar mill and almost all out buildings destroyed in the Battle of New Orleans. Decisive engagement on January 8, 1815.
HM NumberHM1TX7
Placed BySt. Bernard Tourist Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 211797 N 3316410
Decimal Degrees29.94471667, -89.98583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 56.683', W 89° 59.15'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 56' 40.98" N, 89° 59' 9" W
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Area Code(s)504
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8000 W St Bernard Hwy, Chalmette LA 70043, US
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