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Neutral Ground

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  1. A very unique term to New Orleans for the median of a street. The Spanish and French, who inhabited the older part of town, could do business on the "neutral" part of Canal Street with the Americans, who inhabited the newer part of town that started on the other side of the street. By extension, all strips of land in the middle of New Orleans streets have become "neutral ground". Posted by: madmax on Jun 07, 2009 (3) (0)
  2. A part of Western Louisiana that was temporarily made neutral after the Louisiana Purchase. Texas (Spanish) and the United States laid claim to the strip of land, but ended up tabling the issue until later. It is also know as Sabine Free State. Posted by: Anonymous on Oct 09, 2009 (2) (0)
  3. Neutral Ground Coffeehouse is New Orleans' oldest coffeehouse, surviving a kitchen fire and Hurricane Katrina over the years. It started out as the Penny Post, but later was called Neutral Ground. Posted by: Anonymous on Oct 11, 2009 (0) (0)
  4. Also the name of a coffee shop on Danneel Street. Posted by: Anonymous on Sep 20, 2009 (0) (1)
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