Cottonport's 125th Birthday : 1888-2013: A Pictorial Review of the Historic Bayou Rouge Community

Description

Cottonport was founded in the early 19th century and incorporated in 1888 along the banks of Bayou Rouge (French for "Red Bayou"). The bayou is actually is an ancient channel of the Mississippi River from thousands of years ago before the river was tamed with levees. Over the centuries, the overflow of the Mississippi valley brought rich nutrients to the soils around Cottonport, attracting early settlers to farm. 2nd edition with minor corrections. Dec. 3, 2013

Details

Author(s)
Randy P Decuir, Carlos a Mayeux Jr
Format
Paperback | 158 pages
Dimensions
216 x 280 x 9mm | 381g
Publication date
29 Nov 2013
Publisher
Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language
English
Illustrations note
Illustrations, black and white
ISBN10
1494239566
ISBN13
9781494239565