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St. Francisville and West Feliciana Parish (Images of America: Louisiana) by Anne Butler Online



St. Francisville and West Feliciana Parish (Images of America: Louisiana)

St. Francisville and West Feliciana Parish (Images of America: Louisiana)

  • Title: St. Francisville and West Feliciana Parish (Images of America: Louisiana)
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  • ISBN : 9781467113021
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 128 pages


Situated where the rugged Tunica Hills skirt the Mississippi River, St Francisville began as part of Spanish West Florida in the early 1800s The first settlers were adventurous Anglos who rebelled against Spain, established a short lived independent republic, stopped the Civil War to bury a Union officer, and planted vast acres of indigo, cotton, and cane In the 1900s, Situated where the rugged Tunica Hills skirt the Mississippi River, St Francisville began as part of Spanish West Florida in the early 1800s The first settlers were adventurous Anglos who rebelled against Spain, established a short lived independent republic, stopped the Civil War to bury a Union officer, and planted vast acres of indigo, cotton, and cane In the 1900s, St Francisville became the cultural and commercial center of the surrounding plantation country Today, overlooking the river from atop a high, narrow ridge two miles long and two yards wide, it remains the West Feliciana parish seat Tourists visit its picturesque downtown, a lively Main Street Community and National Register Historic District Antebellum plantations and gardens draw tourists year round, and the unique hilly terrain provides unsurpassed recreational opportunities for hiking, bicycling, birding, hunting, and nature studies Ever since John James Audubon painted dozens of his birds in West Feliciana in 1821, artists, writers, and other visitors have found inspiration in this scenic, unspoiled spot


Author Anne Butler

Anne Butler, who also writes as Anne Butler Hamilton, is a native of St Francisville and operates a bed and breakfast at the Butler Greenwood Plantation, which has been in her family since the 1790s Motivated by her love of culture, she has reached a wide audience through articles published in the Los Angeles Times, Country Woman, New Orleans Magazine, and Country Road She is also the author of




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