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... was ordered by governor 'Kingfish' Huey Long in the 1930's. The structure itself houses the Governor's office, as well as the local government's House of Representatives and Senate. The building is one of the tallest in Louisiana, and one of the tallest art Deco civic buildings of its type. The 27th floor ...
... I could not see where the GPS was sending me.
I finally got there after I hit a bump in the road, literally. The bump bounced my camera out of my windshield pouch. Fortunately I was able to retrieve the camera from the road but the camera was toast.
It was about 12:30 after I purchased a new camera so I stopped for lunch. My phone was completely drained and I hadn't used it. I ...
Leaving the drama of New Orleans behind us, we took a taxi back to the airport and picked up a hire car. Headed out west towards Baton Rouge and set the SatNav for the Oak Alley Plantation. This Creole plantation (french speaking descendants of original French pioneers) grew sugar cane and had a large number of slaves prior to the civil war. It is a beautiful place, right ...
We were planning on staying at John C. Stennis Space Center overnight and then taking the tours today. Last December when we passed by Stennis, it was still operational and tours were daily. We saw that they were constructing a science center at the property but didn't think much of it.
Since then, things have changed. The Space Center is no longer open and the science center is now the main form ...
... House, built about 1837.
We then drove on toward St. Francisville, Louisiana, to see Rosedown Plantation, now maintained by the state of Louisiana as a historic site. Daniel and Martha Turnbull began constructing Rosedown in 1834. Their cotton plantation covered 3,455 acres, and over 400 slaves worked on their lands. The gardens visited during the Turnbull's honeymoon in Europe inspired ...