Historic Map - New Orleans, LA - 1885

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The city of New Orleans, and the Mississippi River : Lake Pontchartrain in distance.

Reproduction map of New Orleans, Louisiana and vicinity published by Currier & Ives in 1885. Named for the Duke of Orleans, the city of New Orleans was founded in 1718 by the French-owned "Company of the West". Control of the city remained in French hands until it was ceded to Spain in 1763. The French regained control again in 1801, but was sold by Napoleon to the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.

Features references to the following locations:

The World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition: Main Building, Government Bldg., Horticultural Bldg., Art Gallery, Factory and Mills.
Bayou Metairie.
Mississippi Valley R. R.
Bayou Poydras.
St. Alphonsus Church.
St. Mary's Assumption Church.
St. John's Church.
Temple Sinai.
Lee Monument.
Annuciation Square.
West End, Lake Pontchartrain.
1st Presbyterian Church.
St. Patrick's Cathedral.
City Hall.
Lafayette Square.
Cotton Exchange.
Jesuit Church and College.
St. Charles Hotel.
Christ Church.
Pickwick Club.
Bayou St. John.
Canal St.
Congo Square.
Post Office and Custom House.
Spanish Fort (Lake Pontchartrain).
Opera House.
Hotel Royal.
Depot, Louisville & Nashville Rail Road.
Sugar Exchange.
Sugar and Cotton Sheds.
French Cathedral.
Jackson Square.
French Market.
U. S. Mint.
Morgan Ferry.


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