Monthly Archives: March 2010

This day in History & Cajun Creole Census popularity

“Louisiana.” From Arrowsmith & Lewis New and Elegant General Atlas, 1804. Library of Congress Geography and Map Division. The Washington Post put Louisiana in its history timeline this week with its Friday, March 26th article stating, “In 1804, the Louisiana … Continue reading

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RootsWeb Down

RootsWeb Access:2010-03-22As of 9:30 AM MDT this morning, RootsWeb experienced a failure in WWW access to the web site. Some portions of RootsWeb are still accessible, when you approach them directly. We are working to resolve this issue.Est. downtime: Indefinite(s) … Continue reading

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The Bark Creole

The Bark Creole (see the ISTG) voyaged from Ireland to Pennsylvania in March of 1850. According to the author of “The Famine Ships–The Irish Exodus to America” by Edward Laxton, c. 1998, its figurehead was of a Creole Indian. I … Continue reading

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Acadian Memorial Festival: Bayou Teche to Atchafalaya

Acadian Memorial Festival 2010 CONTACT: BRENDA COMEAUX TRAHAN, ACADIAN MEMORIAL CURATOR, 337.394.2258 The theme of the 2010 Acadian Memorial Festival is Acadians: Bayou Teche to Atchafalaya. The festival, a museum style celebration of the Acadian Settlers in Louisiana, will be … Continue reading

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Robert "Bobby" DeBlieux

You may find a fond remembrance of Robert “Bobby” DeBlieux written by Mr. Damon Veach.Cajuns, Creoles, Pirates and Planters, Volume 1, Number 52, TANTE HUPPE, by Damon Veach. Tante Huppe Inn Natchitoches Historic Foundation Robert DeBlieux – Wikipedia, the free … Continue reading

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Louisiana 1814

Note the Missouri Territory North of LouisianaSpanish Territory West of LouisianaMississippi Territory – still in Mississippi ;)Map from the Louisiana State Museumhttp://lsm.crt.state.la.us/lsmmaps/mappic.asp?name=1997.078.047.jpg&title=Louisiana

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75th Anniversary of the St. Denis Chapter DAR 1935-2010

From the Natchitoches Preservation NING Time: March 11, 2010 at 8am to August 20, 2010 at 5pm Location: Cammie G. Henry Research Center Street: 913 University Parkway City/Town: Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497 Website or Map: http://library.nsula.edu/camm…Northwestern State University Libraries · Northwestern … Continue reading

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Louisiana genealogy in my mail bag

Here are a few tidbits from my mailbag that I found interesting including an invitation to an Arkansas conference of the Preservation of African American Cemeteries (PAAC): The 4th Annual Memorial In May Cemetery Preservation Conference of the Preservation of … Continue reading

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