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Places

Good Hope Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 Industry was the making of Good Hope, and industry was the breaking of Good...

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Destrehan Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 The town of Destrehan is named for Jean Noel Destrehan, son of Jean Baptist...

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Des Allemands Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 The town of Des Allemands developed on the Coteau de France, or Ranson...

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Boutte Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 Boutte was named for Tisaphane Boutte and his son, J.L, who resided near...

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Bayou Gauche Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 Bayou Gauche is a peculiar community in several respects. It’s one of the...

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Ama Town History

Courtesy of L’Observateur First Published in ‘River Current’ magazine, January 2000 The origins of Ama lay with the fortunes of the Sellers...

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Town Histories

Ama Town History Bayou  Gauche Town History Boutte Town History Cousin’s Camp Town History Des Allemands Town History Destrehan Town History Good Hope...

20th Century Places

Sale of Rost Plantation

In October 1910, the New Orleans ITEM newspaper released information regarding the sale of a historic plantation up-river for $100,000.  The news article went...

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Church Timeline

A timeline of both Catholic and protestant churches in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana, beginning with the Little Red Church in Destrehan.

20th Century Places

Winter Gardens Farms

Located in St. Charles Parish, but accessed through the Westwego Canal. From “Westwego from Cheniere to Canal” by William D. Reeves with Daniel...