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History

Before Cadillac was a car, its namesake was an unpopular governor of colonial Louisiana more

History

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Lucie Monk Carter

A trip across the bridge for burgers, biscuits, and blues history more

Getaways

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Christie Matherne Hall

Between 1796 and 1905, sixty-seven yellow summers transpired in New Orleans, during which roughly fifty thousand people died. more

History

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Lucie Monk Carter

New Orleans celebrates three-hundred years of maritime history by welcoming Tall Ships America more

Outdoor Adventures

Le Mississippi ou La Louisiane dans l'Amerique Septentrionale

Image courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection

The first few years of the city are explored and celebrated in a new exhibit at the Historic New Orleans Collection more

History

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Courtesy Visit Pensacola

Inland recommendations for the Florida beach town more

Getaways

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Lucie Monk Carter

Hungarian Settlement in Livingston Parish remembers an agricultural, immigrant heritage more

Foodways

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Photo courtesy Maison Madeleine

A historic French Creole-style house on one of the state’s most spectacular nesting grounds for visiting waterbirds more

Supper Club

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Paul Kieu

Bringing together tips and experiences from my own fond memories and those of friends, family, and Mardi Gras long-timers, we hope to show people from all over the state—hell, all over the world—how to come be a part of our grande fête in Mamou. more

People & Places

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Nicole Franzen for Design Hotels

Historic places to rest your head in New Orleans more

Getaways

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Courtesy of Visit Lake Charles

A quirky old school turned art gallery and museum houses an incredible collection of costumes, artifacts and cultural heritage chronicling the history of Louisiana’s second largest Mardi Gras celebration more

People & Places

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Courtesy of the Robert E. Bogan Fire Museum Collection of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library

The Fire Museum is a tribute to Baton Rouge’s firefighting past more

People & Places

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New York Illustrated News

Three murdered Civil War generals—and the guys who got away with it more

History

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Wendy Wilson Billiot

Regarding the eagle’s moral character, Ben Franklin was wrong more

Knowing Nature

Bigfoot, a.k.a. Sasquatch, is not confined to the Pacific Northwest. He has been reported on every continent except Antarctica, and some believe he is right here in Louisiana. more

History

The first federal law to protect wildlife, the Lacey Act helped curb the market hunters’ activities by prohibiting the interstate transportation of venison and other wild game. more

Knowing Nature

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Brian Pavlich

New thinking for old buildings more

House & Home

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Lucie Monk Carter

To pair with afternoon coffee more

Recipes

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Lucie Monk Carter

Chicory, French drip pots, and tradition more

Foodways