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Jackson Square

New Orleans, Louisiana
County of Orleans.
Bounded by Decatur, St. Peter, St. Ann, and Chartes Streets
National Register Number: 66000375
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Landscape - plaza.
Congressional District: LA-2 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Public plaza.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 9, 1960):
The center of the city since the first plan was drawn up in 1720, here, in 1803, the American flag was raised for the first time over the newly purchased Louisiana Territory.


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