Lost Louisiana: The Cattle Drives Presentation October 12th

In Lost Louisiana: The Cattle Drives of Louisiana, the speaker Stella Tanoos will explore the history of Louisiana’s cattle drives to New Orleans, from the earliest known cattle drives of the 1700s by the French to the last American cattle drives within Louisiana in the early 1900s. The speaker will describe the known cattle drive routes across Louisiana and through its swamps and the dangerous health conditions that existed in the slaughterhouses of New Orleans.