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Evening Star lecture at the Gallier House

On Friday, May 20th, 6pm at the Gallier House in the French Quarter (1132 Royal Street – designed and built by James Gallier, Jr.) I will deliver a lecture on the Evening Star. I gave the lecture at the Louisiana … Continue reading

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Tales from the Crypt & Deep Sea: Marie Laveau’s Tomb and the Evening Star

I am VERY excited about my lecture “Tales from the Crypt & Deep Sea: Marie Laveau’s Tomb and the Evening Star” at the Louisiana Humanities Center (938 Lafayette St) this Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm. Here are … 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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