Dot Woodiel, left, and Marilyn Richoux, right, welcome Republican delegates to the Destrehan Plantation grounds. (Photo courtesy of Marilyn Mayhall Richoux)




Special Events

St. Charles Historical Foundation members, along with Parish President Chris A. Tregre and Richard Keller, hosted a visit by Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Blanco at Home Place Plantation on May 18, 1999.


School children cheer the arrival of the Olympic Torch as it passes through St. Charles Parish on the way to Atlanta in 2001. (Photo courtesy of Suzanne Friloux)


The Olympic Torch run continues down the River Road in New Sarpy. (Photo courtesy of Suzanne Friloux)





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