Thibodaux – Queen of Lafourche Parish

Though first settled by French and Spanish Creoles from New Orleans, Thibodaux rapidly became a refuge for the Acadian exiles of the mid-1700s. The city’s history still echoes today, through its historic architecture. There’s the 1830s era E.D. White Historic Site, a...

Baton Rouge – the Political Center of Louisiana

Politics is deeply entwined in the culture of Baton Rouge; it can be found both in the storied past of local deal makers, showcased at the Old Louisiana State Capitol, and in the political history that is being written now inside the art deco skyscraper that serves as...

West Oxford, MS 38655

West Oxford is part of the city of Oxford, MS. Oxford is the county seat ofLafayette County Mississippi, and was founded in 1837. It was named after the British university city of Oxford in hopes of having the state university located there, which it did successfully...