Sunday, May 1, 2011

Seafaring Sunday: Joining the Union

April 30, 1812: Louisiana, home of some of the most notorious freebooters in history, becomes the 18th State with William Charles Cole Claiborne as her first Governor.

Header: St. Louis Cathedral and the statue of Andrew Jackson in Jackson Square, New Orleans from a 1950s postcard


Timmy! said...

Ahoy, Pauline! And Huzzah! for Louisiana!

Pauline said...

Ahoy, Timmy! Indeed!