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Built in 1935, “Claytonia,” the home of Dr. John E. Clayton, was a showplace on Airline Highway in Norco. It was destroyed by Hurricane Betsy in 1965. 
(Photo courtesy of Carolyn Cambre Alleman)


The transition of public roadbeds from dirt to clam shell to gravel to asphalt or concrete in the first half of the twentieth century facilitated the establishment of new businesses, industries, and residential developments. Major changes occurred in the everyday life... Read More

Hurricane Katrina had a devastating impact on the Zion Baptist Church.

Hurricane Katrina, 2005

Hurricane Katrina had a profound effect on St. Charles Parish and the entire region. Life changed dramatically after the storm and did not return to “normal” for quite some time. Many citizens evacuated and did not return for weeks or in some cases months. The event... Read More

St. Isidore “The Farmer” Catholic Chapel in Montz, 1924. Destroyed by Hurricane Betsy in 1964.

Emergence of Protestant Churches (1859)

After almost 150 years of Catholic dominance, the emergence of Protestant churches on the German Coast began. New Catholic and Protestant churches continued to be established in the twentieth century: 1806—Original St. Charles Log Church in Destrehan burns and is... Read More