By Mary Ann Sternberg
Few thoroughfares supply as wealthy a historical past as Louisiana's River street among New Orleans and Baton Rouge. during this 3rd variation of her highly regarded advisor, alongside the River street, Mary Ann Sternberg presents a revised creation, new photographs, and up to date info on websites and sights in addition to stories and native lore approximately favourite and missed locations. that includes heritage information regarding the world and a close guided travel -- upriver at the east financial institution and downriver alongside the west -- the ebook provides an outline of the River highway, serving as an available and definitive significant other to exploring the hall. Sternberg's abiding appreciation of the area's attract, garnered over 20 years, produces a must have commute significant other to a spot that a long way exceeds its universal attractiveness as just a parade of chic antebellum mansions. during this re-creation, she back encourages tourists to adventure the various treasures of this wondrous byway for themselves, in order that they can also see how a lot it has replaced during the last decade.
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Along the River Road: Past and Present on Louisiana's Historic Byway by Mary Ann Sternberg