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LaSalle claimed Louisiana for France. It was actually the Mississippi River and all waters that ran into it so LaSalle made the Louisiana Purchase about 1/3 of the total U.S. size and this was hundreds of years before the purchase. He had a priest say prayers at the site. DeSoto came next and then came Bienville and the beginning of New Orleans.


Guest - Jul 02, 2006 12:08 AM EDT
Thanks!! It is where a lot of New Orleans history started. Without portraits like this how could we visualize early history? Without today's photos where could we visualize modern history?
Guest - Jul 01, 2006 08:38 PM EDT
Nice shot Dud, and a very interesting photo.
Guest - Jul 01, 2006 07:23 PM EDT
Beautiful photo also interesting history here. Carol

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