Shangarai Chasset - Gates of Mercy

Shangarai Chasset - Gates of Mercy (HM8IJ)

Location: New Orleans, LA 70112 Orleans Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 57.511', W 90° 4.212'

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Site of the first permanent Jewish house of worship in the State of Louisiana, Gates of Mercy Synagogue, 1845; located at 410-420 N. Rampart St. Gates of Mercy, chartered by the State in 1827, confirmed the abolition of the Code Noir, which had denied Jews the right to live and worship in Louisiana and by so doing affirmed American Freedom of Religion and Assembly.
HM NumberHM8IJ
Placed ByJewish American Society for Historic Preservation
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 2:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 782752 N 3317800
Decimal Degrees29.95851667, -90.07020000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.511', W 90° 4.212'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 30.66" N, 90° 4' 12.72" W
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Area Code(s)504
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-426 N Rampart St, New Orleans LA 70112, US
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