F2_10 Louisiana's Historic River Road

Type: Field Trip
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Day: 4/11/2018
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 5:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Field Trip Departure, Canal Street Entrance, Main Lobby, Marriott Hotel.....
Organizers: The American Association of Geographers


To attend this field trip you must register in advance at the AAG on-site registration desk (Mardi Gras Ballroom, 3rd floor, Marriott). All field trips depart from the Canal St. entrance of the New Orleans Marriott.
F2_10 Louisiana's Historic River Road
Organizer: Skeeter Dixon, University of Southern Mississippi
We will enjoy a day-long tour along south Louisiana's historic River Road; one of the most visited sites in the state! Our travel will head up-river on the east bank and return down-river on the west bank. The trip will cover the engineering of the Mississippi River, stops at several historic plantations, early settlement and the French, Spanish, and German cultural milieu, the petroleum industry and environmental concerns along "Cancer Alley", religious landscapes, and a view of south Louisiana's Cajun Culture.


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