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Why Is New Orleans Where It Is?

WHY IS NEW ORLEANS WHERE IT IS?   This boiling fountain of death is one of the most dismal, low, and horrid places, on which the light of the sun ever shone. And yet there it lies under the influence … Continue reading

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Send More Women!

In researching  early Louisiana history, I discovered some racy stuff. Well, a little racy. Those bold Frenchmen who sought their fortune in a wild and unknown country found themselves daunted by one particular trial: no women. It was hard to … Continue reading

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