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By Linda A. Meaux

ISBN-10: 1467115010

ISBN-13: 9781467115018

ISBN-10: 1531671861

ISBN-13: 9781531671860

As early as 1765, Acadians started to settle close to St. Martinville within the middle of a space referred to as C�te Gel�e, or �Frozen Hill,� as a result of seasonal chilly temperatures that lined the Mississippi River with ice. those early settlers have been exiles from Acadie (now Nova Scotia, Canada). They proven farms that, within the early 1800s, grew to become interspersed between increasing sugar plantations. With a motto of �Where our wealthy tradition defines us,� Broussard is among the quickest becoming towns in Louisiana this day. Embracing its earlier has made means for Broussard�s aggressive spirit that positions its leaders in not just the nation, but in addition the realm. The Billeaud Sugar Mill, which supported the group for a few years, has now various into land acquisitions. The St. Julien households, pointed out for plenty of generations with agricultural, specialist, and political pursuits, have long-standing ties to the group, as do activities figures similar to nationwide League umpire Greg Bonin and Blanchard siblings who competed within the Junior Olympics.

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