Monthly Archives: September 2014

Some Recent Reviews

These past few months have been a blur with little time for reflection. But here are some recent reviews. This one almost slipped by me! It’s from New Orleans Magazine. A nice little REVIEW. And another one came out today, in the … Continue reading

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Scandals and Scoundrels of the French Quarter

On Wednesday, September 17th, I will be lecturing from my book Hope & New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names on the scandals and scoundrels that make up the streets of the French Quarter. Using additional photographs and … Continue reading

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“Loaded Down With Iniquity: The 1866 Sinking of the Steamship Evening Star.”

As part of the Downriver: Mighty Mississippi River Festival 2014, I will be delivering a lecture on the 1866 sinking of the steamship Evening Star.   The Evening Star was launched in 1863 and was a luxury steamship that ran a weekly … Continue reading

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