When the 1717 hurricane choked the entrance of Mobile Bay with sand, the French decided to move the colony back to the Mississippi Coast, and built Fort Louis opposite the Ship Island road stead at Biloxi.
When the 1717 hurricane choked the entrance of Mobile Bay with sand, the French decided to move the colony back to the Mississippi Coast, and built Fort Louis opposite the Ship Island road stead at Biloxi. Biloxi Public Library
When the 1717 hurricane choked the entrance of Mobile Bay with sand, the French decided to move the colony back to the Mississippi Coast, and built Fort Louis opposite the Ship Island road stead at Biloxi. Biloxi Public Library

The first recorded hurricane on the Coast was 300 years ago and it likely caused Petit Bois cut

September 08, 2017 12:00 AM

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