Madisonville. Originally called "Cokie" (from Coquille) because of the abundance of shells in the area. Renamed for Pres. James Madison, c. 1811. Site of Navy Yard in early 1800's. According to legend, Gen. Andrew Jackson, enroute to New Orleans in Nov. 1814, stopped here at the home of Gen. David B. Morgan.

Water Street, Madisonville, LA, United States

Boré Plantation - Audubon Park. This site 1781-1820 plantation of Jean Etienne Boré (1741-1820). First Mayor of N.O. 1803-1803. Here Boré first granulated sugar in 1795. Purchased for park in 1871. Site of the World's Industrial & Cotton Centennial Exposition 1884-1885.

Audubon Zoo, New Orleans, LA, United States

Abita Springs. Old Choctaw village which derived name from nearby medicinal springs. Last Choctaw burial and execution grounds, used until about 1880, located nearby.

Rt. 59 near the corner of Main Street (Rt. 435), Abita Springs, LA, United States

Covington. John Wharton Collins donated land and founded Town of Wharton in March, 1813, named for his grandfather, John Wharton. Legislature changed name on March 11, 1816, to Covington, honoring Gen. Leonard Covington, 1812 War hero. Erected by the Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry, 1957.

corner of N. Columbia Street & E. Kirkland Street, Covington, LA, United States

The Steamer On January 10, 1812 the "New Orleans" commanded 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 major port.

700-768 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA, United States

Fort St. John (Spanish Fort). Established by Colonial French in the early 18th century. Rebuilt by the Spanish - 1779. American restoration - 1808. Built to protect New Orleans from attack by way of Lake Pontchartrain.

Beauregard Avenue, New Orleans, LA, United States