Historical Homes, Traveling Tidbits

Houmas House – Sugar Palace on the Mississippi

Few plantation homes in and around New Orleans have diversified and commercialized their historic site as grandly as Houmas House. Now, I don’t mean that in a bad way at all. Houmas House has maintained its historical integrity while also working overtime to meet the needs of the visitors and community as a whole. The… Continue reading Houmas House – Sugar Palace on the Mississippi

Portraits of Privates, Traveling Tidbits

Confederate Memorial Hall – Civil War Material Culture History in NOLA

New Orleans draws tourists from all over the country and the world for its unique and diverse cultural experience. The city itself changed hands between the French, Spanish, and Americans enough times that a bit of each of them rubbed off on the Crescent City. Not to mention the Irish and the German played important… Continue reading Confederate Memorial Hall – Civil War Material Culture History in NOLA