State Representative Gary Smith, Jr., portrayed the explorer LaSalle at the bicentennial celebration.

I  n 2003, in conjunction with the Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Celebration in St. Charles Parish, the St. Charles Historical Foundation developed several projects
to commemorate that
special occasion.

A commemorative program highlights St. Charles Parish history and celebration activities. (Source: St. Charles Historical Foundation)

 

 

 

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Copyright © This text is copyright material by Marilyn Richoux, Joan Becnel and Suzanne Friloux, from St. Charles Parish, Louisiana: A Pictorial History, 2010.