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New Roads and Old Rivers: Louisiana's Historic Pointe Coupee Parish

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New Roads and Old Rivers captures the natural and cultural vitality of Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, as seen in the stunning photographs of Richard Sexton, with text by Randy Harelson and Brian Costello. Pointe Coupee is one of the oldest settlements in the Mississippi Valley, dating to the 1720s. French for a place cut off, the name refers to the area s three oxbow lakes, separated from the Mississippi over centuries. A peninsula edged by the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers, Pointe Coupee remains a land rich in ...

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New Roads and Old Rivers: Louisiana's Historic Pointe Coupee Parish
2013, LSU Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807145449

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