- This week in Louisiana history. February 27, 1827. New Orleans kicks off its first Mardi Gras. A group of students, inspired by a study abroad experience in Paris, took to the streets in masks and costumes to celebrate and party. The celebrations became more elaborate every year. In 1833, it was made an official city wide celebration.
- This week in New Orleans history. Happy Birthday, Fats
Domino. Born in the Ninth Ward on February 26, 1928
- This week in Louisiana.
New Iberia Azalea Trail
March 1st, 2017 - April 30th, 2017
New Iberia, LA 70560
337-365-1540 | 888-942-3742 | Fax
Delicate Azaleas bloom early each Spring flooding the landscape with a sea of red, pink, white, purple and salmon. Our easy self guided driving tour offers a glimpse of all the beautiful flowers along the trail from the miniature varieties to the massive.
- Postcard from Louisiana. This week we talk to Elisabeth Grant-Gibson at a recent demonstration in Monroe urging Senator Cassidy to hold a town hall meeting in North Louisiana.
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