|Did you know...
|We can not escape history...Abraham Lincoln
December 1, 1862
|The smallest parish in Louisiana
West Baton Rouge Parish.
The largest parish
Mardi Gras Parades
rolled through the French Quarter until 1973.
During the War Between the States,
New Orleans was taken without a shot just one
year into the war.
was the vision of one of our greatest Americans,
18th state in the Union
April 30, 1812
The first Sugar Bowl Game
was January 1, 1935
Tulane defeated Temple
20 to 14
the first school in Louisiana
The Ursuline Convent for girls
Reading, Writing, Needlework and Catechism
The first Acadians
to arrive in Louisiana
came from New York
April 6, 1764
The word news in an acronym for the 4 compass
points...north, east, west, and south
In ancient times, it was considered a sign of
leadership to be born with a crooked nose.
Blueberry Jelly Bellies were created especially
for Ronald Reagan.
Oak trees are struck by lightening more than any
There are no penguins at the North Pole.
The filming of the movie "Titanic" cost more than
the Titanic itself.