Louisiana Landmarks Society celebrates publication of
Gateway to New Orleans: Bayou St. John, 1708 – 2018
with panel discussion and reception at The Historic New Orleans Collection
On Thursday, June 14, Louisiana Landmarks Society launched the publication of its new book, Gateway to New Orleans: Bayou St. John, 1708 – 2018 with a standing room only panel discussion within the Boyd Cruise Room of The Historic New Orleans Collection’s Williams Research Center (THNOC). Daniel Hammer, vice president and deputy director of THNOC, welcomed the crowd, followed by Landmarks Society’s Second Vice President Sandra Stokes, who provided a quick overview of the organization’s involvement. The Louisiana Landmarks Society was engaged as the publishing partner for the book by the late preservationist and author Mary Louise Christovich, who conceived the idea for the project and made its publication possible.
Utilizing Christovich’s early...Read more