Broussard, Louisiana (Images of America Series)

Broussard, Louisiana (Images of America Series)

by Linda A. Meaux

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467115018
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 01/18/2016
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,255,488
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Linda A. Meaux has gleaned information and photographs from the annals of Broussard Historical Preservation Society members, the Lafayette Clerk of Court, and the Billeaud Companies, as well as the collection of Gertrude N. Batiste. Through these sources and others, Images of America: Broussard preserves the community’s history into the 21st century.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Beausoleil Brings Acadians to Cote Gelée 9

2 Community Leaders in the Early 1800s 17

3 Two Church Parishes for the Community 33

4 Public and Private Schools Emerge 51

5 Commerce in New Broussardville 67

6 Dairy Farming, a Way of Life 93

7 Dutiful Civil Servants and Military Figures 101

8 Town Ball and Other Fun 117

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