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Just the Start of a Military Career

Perhaps landing at D-Day would be the biggest event in one’s military career. But for Marvin Perrett, he was just getting started.  It’s a special…

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The D-Day Invasion

It was early June of 1944 and for the American GI’s along the coast of England, they knew the time was close at hand to…

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A Ride on a Higgins Boat

Marvin Perrett can still take you on a ride on a Higgins boat today.  If you don’t know what that is, some say it may…

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The Power of Prayer in Battle

There is power in prayer. Cheap Jerseys free shipping For the residents of this city, the results of their prayers are still celebrated every year to…

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What you know about this battle probably comes from a song you’ve heard.  So today we’ll “Take a little trip along with Colonel Jackson” to…

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Christmas 1814 – New Orleans

It was Christmas of 1814 and the residents of New Orleans knew the British were heading their way.  Soon they’d be on the ground intent…

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Mobilizing the Defense of New Orleans

Before you can get a group to move toward a goal, wholesale nfl jerseys from china you have to get them working together.  That was…

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 Keeping American Independence

We think of Yorktown as the place where the United States secured its independence.cheap nfl jerseys  However, this battle over three decades later kept the…

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Cemeteries in the Movies

People often enjoy a chance to tour the sets of famous movies.  Some of those backdrops are public places easily accessible most of the year,…

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Putting the ‘Fun’ in Funerals

A funeral is often an tearful occasion.  While we honor and respect loved ones, it is an emotional time for family and friends.  However, this…

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New Orleans’ ‘Unusual’ Cemeteries

In New Orleans you’ll find what many consider an unusual way to bury the dead.  It involves moving bodies over a year after their death…

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When Caskets Floated

Once a casket is buried, you probably expect it to stay in the ground.  The fact that the caskets here didn’t do that, created a…

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One Amazing Vantage Point

It’s only five stories tall, but it might as well be a skyscraper when you consider the view you get from the top.  It’s one…

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Docville Farms

It’s called Docville Farms, a working farm that is really just a portion of the vast acreage owned by one family.  Yet it was that…

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New Orleans’ Plantations

The plantations east of New Orleans once grew indigo as a cash crop.  Today, some of that land has been swallowed by development, or lost…

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The Los Islenos Museum

Imagine moving from a place of volcanic rock and only two inches of rain per year, to a swamp.  It’s quite a change, but one…

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A Place Not on the Way to Anywhere

St. Bernard Parish is not on the way to anywhere. And that fact, makes this story one to be told today, for it left a…

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Colonists from the Canaries

Where did the bulk of the early settlers east of New Orleans originally call home?  The answer will probably surprise you, but their story is…

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Keeping Out the British

When Spain acquired New Orleans and the Louisiana Territory, they had several challenges.  One of the biggest was finding folks to settle there who could…

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The Streetcars of New Orleans

In many cities taxies, busses and subways may be the best ways to get around town if you don’t have a car and have a…

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