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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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Book Signing at 1850 Museum House

I will be doing a book signing of Hope & New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names on Saturday, May 24th at the 1850 Museum House, the official gift shop for the Louisiana State Museum properties in New … Continue reading

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