This large gathering is celebrating the kickoff in 1933 of construction of a new shorter route from the Mississippi Coast to New Orleans.
This large gathering is celebrating the kickoff in 1933 of construction of a new shorter route from the Mississippi Coast to New Orleans. Courtesy of Paul Jermym
This large gathering is celebrating the kickoff in 1933 of construction of a new shorter route from the Mississippi Coast to New Orleans. Courtesy of Paul Jermym

New ‘shortcut’ to New Orleans was cause for celebration

March 19, 2017 12:00 AM