What’s Your Line?
The census may be wrong.
A correspondent asked if Elijah Lower of the 1870 census might really be George Lower’s son Edmund. I replied yes.
The census taker went from house to house, farm to f...
History will come alive at encampment
Ft. St. Jean Baptiste will host a March encampment beginning Thursday, March 7 and continuing over the weekend.
Staff and volunteers will act out living history and show crowds what life in the Fr...
Time for Wine
South American grapes produce spunky wine
I thought maybe this week we would look at some of the fine quality wines that are coming out of some of the South American countries. Many places in Sout...
What's Your Line
Though probably not familiar, the name of Jean Baptiste Brevel should be of keen interest to many parish residents who may be descended from him. Fortunately for my inquisitive and nosy nature, I ...