Friday, April 3, 2015

98. Inverview with photographer Deborah Burst

98.  We interview Deborah Burst, author of Louisiana's Sacred PlacesLouisiana’s Sacred Places takes you on a personal tour of Louisiana’s most solemn and revered locales. From New Orleans’ most telling portraits of eternal architecture to St. Roch Chapel’s chamber of miracles filled with relics of pain and suffering. Burst’s vivid photography and discerning eye bring the spirits and celestial wonder to life in every frame.

  1. This week in Louisiana history. April 6, 1764. First Acadians actually arrived in Louisiana.
  2. This week in New Orleans history. On April 4, 1812, the Territory of Orleans, which had been organized in 1804, was admitted to the Union as the 18th State. It was not contiguous to any other state, since Mississippi was not admitted until 1817, Arkansas until 1836, and Texas in 1845.
  3. This week in Louisiana.
    April 5, 2015
    Poverty Point, Epps
    Tool Demonstation
    Time:    1:00-4:00pm
    Come and watch the rangers demonstrate the tools used by early inhabitants to build, hunt and create other articles used in their culture.
    Address:    6859 Highway 577
    Pioneer LA, 71266   
    Cost:    $4 per person
    Phone:    888-926-5492
    Web:   http://www.crt.state.la.us/parks/ipvertypt.aspx
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