Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Images of America Series)
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Images of America Series)
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Images of America Series)

Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Images of America Series)

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by Sylvia Frank Rodrigue, Faye Phillips
     
 

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In 1699, on a high bluff along the Mississippi River, explorer Pierre Le Moyne, Sieur d'Iberville, found the fabled "Red Stick," a post that marked the line between two Native American nations and gave Baton Rouge, Louisiana, its name. This book chronicles 150 years of the daily activities of Baton Rouge's residents through images of the city's growth and

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In 1699, on a high bluff along the Mississippi River, explorer Pierre Le Moyne, Sieur d'Iberville, found the fabled "Red Stick," a post that marked the line between two Native American nations and gave Baton Rouge, Louisiana, its name. This book chronicles 150 years of the daily activities of Baton Rouge's residents through images of the city's growth and development; life during the Civil War, floods, hurricanes, and economic depressions; and people working, playing, and celebrating.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738554068
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
08/13/2008
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

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