The Menacing Mississippi: A Review of Floods in West Baton Rouge Parish
Event Date: August 25th, 2017
West Baton Rouge Museum
845 N. Jefferson Ave.
Port Allen, LA 70767
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
1 (888) 881-6811
Historian Brian Costello shares images illustrating the inundation of West Baton Rouge and adjacent parishes wrought by Mississippi River levee failures between 1780 and 1949.
This lecture is free and open to the public. Participants are welcome to bring a bag lunch.