Versailles Oaks Historical

Versailles Oaks Historical (HM1VEM)

Location: Chalmette, LA 70043 St. Bernard Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 56.228', W 89° 58.068'

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These Versailles Oaks Were planted in 1783 byPierre Denis De La RondeBorn New Orleans, April 20, 1762Died December 2, 1824 Here he also built a French Colonial residence He was Lieut. at conquest of W. Florida.Military Commandant St. Bernard, LA.Member Cabildo City Council 1778-1803.Senator, member State ConstitutionalConvention from Parish of Orleans.Colonel on General Jackson's staff.Major General Louisiana Militia. Under these oaks his men campedDecember 23, 1814. The Battle of New Orleans was won near here, over the English byGeneral Andrew JacksonOn January 8, 1815. Erected by the State of Louisiana January 8, 1952.
Year Placed1952
Placed ByState of Louisiana
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Date Added Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 213517 N 3315524
Decimal Degrees29.93713333, -89.96780000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 56.228', W 89° 58.068'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 56' 13.68" N, 89° 58' 4.08" 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 135 W St Bernard Hwy, Chalmette LA 70043, US
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