Category - Places

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Taft Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 The Taft post office opened in June 7, 1905, when the population was...

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St. Rose Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 The town of St. Rose derived its name from St Rose Plantation, located near...

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Paradis Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 Edouard Paradis, originally from Quebec, Canada, came down in 1856 to...

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Norco Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 The tiny community of Sellers predates Norco on the site of the old Sellers...

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New Sarpy Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 The town of New Sarpy was named for Leon Sarpy, the owner of the Sarpy...

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Mozella Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 Mozella is the Anglicized version of “Mosella,” a river in southern France...

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Montz Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 Despite its current appearance of a sleepy little village strung along...

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Luling Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 Luling began as St. Denis, named as such by a railroad owner and known...

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Killona Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 Killona’s history goes back into the story of Karlstein, the collective...

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Hahnville Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 The namesake of Hahnville is Michael Hahn, whose career as an attorney also...