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As early as 1765, Acadians began to settle near St. Martinville in the center of an area known as Cote Gelee, or "Frozen Hill," due to seasonal cold temperatures that covered the Mississippi River with ice. These early settlers were exiles from Acadie (now Nova Scotia, Canada). They established farms that, in the early 1800s, became interspersed among expanding sugar plantations. With a motto of "Where our rich culture defines us," Broussard is one of the fastest growing cities in Louisiana today. Embracing its past has ...

Broussard 2016, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9781467115018

Trade paperback

Broussard 2016, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531671860