1732 Map of Settler’s Route to New Orleans – Image

1732 Map of Settler's Route to New Orleans - Image

This 1732 map shows a route early settlers would have taken in their pirogues to reach markets in New Orleans, traveling downriver to the capital returning through Lake Pontchartrain into tributaries leading into Mississippi River. (Photo courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection. Acc. No. 1957.26)