"rodriguez canal" Chalmette Things to Do Tip by doug48
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pictured is all that remains of the rodreguez canal. the rodriquez canal separated the chalmette and mccarty plantations at the site of the battle of new orleans. general andrew jackson's troops used this canal as a defensive barrier and next to the canal built a earthen defensive wall. these two obstacles halted the british attack and led to the american victory in the battle of new orleans.
Address: 8606 west st. bernard hwy.
Directions: st. bernard parish. five miles southeast of downtown new orleans. from the french quater take st. claude ave. (SR 46) to chalmette.
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