Founded in 1849, the Southern Yatch club, the second oldest in the United States, prospered enough
to building this attractive frame structure in 1879. Atop wood pilings in the waters of Lake Pontchartrain, the club housed
an office, clubrooms, dormitories and a cafe'; however, deterioration proved so severe by the end of World War II, the building
The Southern Yacht Club, West End, New Orleans,La. This postcard is dated 1907, was made in Germany and published by The
New Orleans News Co.
1849 Southern Yacht Club