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a building on the left with a road running in front with a few trees around it and six visible chimneys

New Orleans Then and Now: The Mint Edition

Posted by: Ellen Terrell

This is a picture of the building that served as the US Mint branch on Esplanade Avenue on the edge of the French Quarter in New Orleans. The Mint in New Orleans was in operation during two separate periods – from 1838 to January 1861 and again from 1879 to 1910. While it hasn’t been …