Mobile: The First Capital of Louisiana
Did you know Mobile got its start as France’s first capital of the Louisiana territory?
The Port City’s origins date back to 1682 when French explorer Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle, sailed down the Mississippi River and claimed the territory as La Louisiane in honor of ...
Jean Lafitte: Pirate Outlaw or National Hero?
Arrgh, there be pirates in the Gulf! To celebrate “Talk Like A Pirate” Day, we’re taking a look at famed Gulf Coast pirate Jean Lafitte who walked a fine line between dastardly outlaw and national hero.
Jean Lafitte worked along the Gulf Coast favoring...