Our Lady of the Rosary Rectory

Our Lady of the Rosary Rectory (HM1Z64)

Location: New Orleans, LA 70119 Orleans Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 58.848', W 90° 5.245'

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About 1834, Évariste Blanc had this Greek Revival mansion built on his Bayou St. John estate. His widow, Marie Fannie Labatut Blanc, planned to give the property to the Archdiocese of New Orleans for a parish church as early as 1855 .Fifty years later, in fulfillment of her mother's wishes, Sylvanie Blanc Denegre donated the family home for the establishment of Our Lady of the Rosary Parish. When a temporary church was built in 1907, the Blanc mansion became the parish rectory, a function it has continued to fulfill ever since. The parish church, facing Esplanade Avenue, was dedicated in 1925, during the tenure of the founding pastor, Fr. William J. Vincent, 1907-1934.
HM NumberHM1Z64
Placed ByArchdiocesan Bicentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 6:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 781027 N 3320229
Decimal Degrees29.98080000, -90.08741667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 58.848', W 90° 5.245'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 58' 50.88" N, 90° 5' 14.7" W
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Area Code(s)504
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1342 Moss St, New Orleans LA 70119, US
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