- This week in Louisiana history. February 24, 1843. Bossier Parish created out of Natchitoches District, named for Pierre E. Bossier.
- This week in New Orleans history. February 24, 1857. The
First Mardi Graw Krewe Parade: the Mystic Krewe of Comus.
Comus, the god of revelry, became the first New Orleans Mardi
Gras parade with a theme, floats bearing masked riders, parade
route and a list of members who participated, on Feb. 24,
1857. The parade came about in a sense because of misfortune,
or, better yet, misconduct.
- This week in Louisiana.
Soul Fest is one of New Orleans biggest celebrations of African American history.
March 3rd, 2018 - March 4th, 2018
6500 Magazine St.,
New Orleans, LA 70118
- Postcards from Louisiana. Bruce meets the Gospel Soul Singers in the French Quarter.
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