Lafayette Parish Celebrates Bicentennial – Sami Parbhoo

Sami Parbhoo and Jan Swift at taping of Discover Lafayette

Lafayette Parish is celebrating its Bicentennial this year with ongoing celebrations commemorating the time the Louisiana State Legislature carved off the western half of St. Martin Parish in 1823 to form a new parish named after the Marquis de Lafayette.      Two years earlier, in 1821, Jean Mouton donated a parcel of land to the community then […]

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