Heart of Lousiana: Dew Drop Blues

  Heart of Louisiana: Honey Island Clydesdales

  Heart of Louisiana: Tim Laughlin

  Heart of Louisiana: Online Jazz Tour

  Heart of Louisiana: Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge

  Heart of Lousiana: Dew Drop Blues

  Heart of Louisiana: Honey Island Clydesdales

  Heart of Louisiana: Tim Laughlin

  Heart of Louisiana: Online Jazz Tour

  Heart of Louisiana: Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge

  Heart of Lousiana: Dew Drop Blues

  Heart of Louisiana: Honey Island Clydesdales

  Heart of Louisiana: Tim Laughlin

  Heart of Louisiana: Online Jazz Tour

  Heart of Louisiana: Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge

  Heart of Lousiana: Dew Drop Blues

A lot of people credit the Mississippi Delta Region for giving birth to the Blues. But a Grammy-winning Louisiana Blues artist says that’s all wrong and he’s out to set history straight.

  Heart of Louisiana: Honey Island Clydesdales

When you think of Clydesdales, you likely associate them with a major beer company. But these Clydesdales live on the edge of the Honey Island Swamp in Pearl River.

  Heart of Louisiana: Tim Laughlin

It’s become an evening ritual for a small group of friends and neighbors who gather proper distancing on a French Quarter street enjoying a sound that started here more than a month ago.

  Heart of Louisiana: Online Jazz Tour

It’s now easier to do a deep dive into the history of Jazz and you don’t have to leave home to do it.

  Heart of Louisiana: Big Branch National Wildlife Refuge

This nature walk is tucked away along the southern edge of St. Tammany Parish near where Bayou Lacombe meets Lake Pontchartrain.

  Heart of Louisiana: Kisatchie National Forest’s wild azalea trail

If you want to really practice social distancing and enjoy some of the best scenery in Louisiana, now may be a good time to head to Louisiana’s Kisatchie National Forest.

  Heart of Louisiana: Bayou Eagles

One of the hottest eagle viewing spots is in Western Terrebonne Parish near the town of Gibson.

Heart of Louisiana: Barn Hill Animal Preserve

The young red kangaroos, or joeys, seem perfectly content nibbling on the green grass of their Louisiana home.

Heart of Louisiana: Dance and Feathers

Ronald Lewis started his own backyard museum, to tell the history and preserve the culture of the black Mardi Gras Indians.

  Heart of Louisiana: Frenchies

As American troops stormed ashore and dropped behind German lines in the invasion of France, one of the many barriers they faced was language, being able to communicate with French villagers and resistance fighters.

  Heart of Louisiana: The Public Belt Railroad

For more than a century, the Public Belt Railroad has been moving cargo in and out of the Port of New Orleans and across the Mississippi River.

  Heart of Louisiana: Willie’s Campground Jam

It’s a small campground in a small historic Louisiana town but the place comes alive once a week when musicians gather on stage.

Heart of Louisiana: Poydras Street sculptures

The Poydras Street sculpture initiative began 7 years ago and has displayed nearly three dozen sculptures.

  Heart of Louisiana: Endangered Places

One of their current projects is a saloon turned grocery store in Donaldsonville.

  Heart of Louisiana: Acadian Village

Our great-great ancestors often had to find remedies for illness in their own gardens. Those healing traditions are still being taught at an Acadian village in Lafayette.

  Heart of Louisiana: Guy Budden’s Store

Guy Budden’s Store in the village of Palmetto grew up along the railroad tracks that cut an east-west path across the middle of Louisiana.

  Heart of Louisiana: Gerstner Field

Army troops began arriving at Gerstner Field in late 1917 to train above the marshes of southwest Louisiana at an airbase that was taken out of service 100 years ago this month.

  Heart of Louisiana: A Creole Fiddler story

He’s considered a Louisiana musical treasure, a fiddler from Opelousas who some are calling the last of the creole fiddlers. He learned to play at creole house dances and he can still scratch out an old song on his violin.

  Heart of Louisiana: The Great Raft

It was a log jam hundreds of years in the making that blocked any boat traffic on Louisiana’s Red River and it wasn’t until the mid-19th century when a riverboat captain figured out how to clear the mess.

  Heart of Louisiana: Tiny Town

The entire village of Mound covers an area of one-half square mile.

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