The Steamer New Orleans

The Steamer New Orleans (HM8QW)

Location: New Orleans, LA 70116 Orleans Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 57.409', W 90° 3.752'

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On January 10, 1812, the steamer "New Orleans" commanded by Nicholas Roosevelt, arrived on this spot. It was the first steamboat to successfully navigate the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Steamboats were a major factor in the growth of New Orleans as a world port.
HM NumberHM8QW
Year Placed1963
Placed ByDepartment of Commerce and Industry
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 12:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 783497 N 3317631
Decimal Degrees29.95681667, -90.06253333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.409', W 90° 3.752'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 24.54" N, 90° 3' 45.12" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)504
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 700-768 Decatur St, New Orleans LA 70116, US
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