Snow at La Petite Versailles, St. James Parish Louisiana 1852

Valcour Aime’s dairy is a treasure trove of weather information. On January 13, 1852  he recorded 5 to 12 inches of snow on the ground.

Read more about plantations in this family here. I searched extreme records for this date, but they were not recorded. A great historical find I think!

Other weather stories from various years …


About Louisiana Genealogy Admin

I manage several RootsWeb mailing lists and message boards, support Louisiana Cemetery Preservation, am a former Louisiana and Mississippi librarian, have been researching genealogy of my family since 1988, and write and promote several blogs supporting either Louisiana genealogy or Louisiana cemeteries.
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