Louisiana Bicentennial 2012 Celebration and Fun Facts About Lake Charles

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Real Estate Agent with Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s

 

The state of Louisiana kicks off a year-long celebration of 200 years of statehood

LAKE CHARLES CELEBRATES!

I love history and especially celebrating and preserving our history!  Throughout the State of Louisiana many towns and cities will be scheduling their own Bicentennial celebrations. 

The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau along with the Arts and Humanities Council of Southwest Louisiana, have been busy with plans to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Louisiana statehood.

Lake Charles is full of history and throughout the year I will be taking you back in time sharing some Lake Charles historical facts as part of  my own  Louisiana Bicentennial Celebration Series!

 Here is the first fun fact:

 Did you know that Central School housed soldiers during World War II?  The Arts and Humanities Council is housed in the historic Central School building and will be having a special Open House on April 28th!  Central School will be showcasing bands, live art, historical lectures and more!

 

Marilyn Boudreaux 1988 Get inside the time capsule with me I'm going way back to the 1900's!!

 Stay tuned, in my next Historical Celebration Series  I will highlight the Palm Sunday Tour of Homes focusing on:

 Margaret Place Centennial Celebration
March 31-April 1
Margaret Place Historic District/Lake Charles

 This will be a great event to tour some of the  turn of the century homes located in the Lake Charles historic district!

 Lake Charles is rich in culture and history.  Lake Charles has been my home for 29 years where I have enjoyed living, working and playing throughout the years.  I  love Lake Charles and enjoy sharing my knowledge of our city with those relocating to Lake Charles or visiting Lake Charles. 

To learn more about Lake Charles  and Lake Charles Real estate, visit my website.  I am passionate about real estate and enjoy "matching people with properties"

 Other Historical Blogs of Interest:

 Lake Charles Historic Churches

 Historic Places in Lake Charles

 Re-Visiting The Charleston Hotel

 1912  Lake Charles US Post Office/Courthouse

 

 

 

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Lake Charles has come a long way in recent years. Can wait to tour the new hurricane museum!

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Marilyn,

What a creative idea you came up with, Bravo and a victory lap is in order for you.  You are brilliant. A

 

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Doug, we voted to pass the Hurricane Museum so hope the bid or building starts soon

Alexandra--thanks for joining me in my blast from the past :)

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