This detail from a map drawn in 1867 includes the names of landowners. They include L. Preston, F. Labarre’, S.
Mathe’, H. Bonnabel, James Lourdon & Bro., Champomaer & Giraud, Thomas Sloo Jr., John, K. West, Shields, Turner,
& Ransham, and Jos. Beaulieu. Large tracks of land were still held at this time. The names Bonnabel and Labarre are familiar
today as street names. (Courtesy of the Louisiana Digital Library.)