Built by the Baroness Pontalba through sheer force of will (and money), these national landmarks have seen almost the whole of New Orleans history.
The centerpiece of the French Quarter, the square is as old as the city itself.
Place d'Armes (Jackson Square) Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve https://www.nps.gov/places/places-darmes.htm
Experience New Orleans
Live Cam http://www.nola.com/jacksonsquarecam/
American Planning Association
New Orleans Historical http://neworleanshistorical.org/items/show/623?tour=56&index=1
7 arrested during monument protests at Jackson Square http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/09/jackson_square_protest.html