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New Abita Springs Hotel, Abita Springs
Bank Hotel Corner New Hampshire and Rutland Sts, Covington
A "Bank Hotel" Ad in the Farmer, 1887
Rest A While In Mandeville
Located where the Abita Springs Library is today, burned in 1910
St. Tammany Hotel in Mandeville
A 1927 Advertisement
The Southern Hotel was a top attraction from 1910 onward
To view more photos of the Southern Hotel, CLICK HERE.
For more information on the Fenwick Sanitarium, CLICK HERE.
Visitors to Mulberry Grove Plantation in the 1930's
As roads were paved, fewer people arrived by train and boat, and the demand for roadside motels and "tourist courts" increased. As the 20th century progressed, more and more motels were located in St. Tammany
Jim's Court near Covington in 1950
Wally, Jim and John Ruff and Henry Beck at right in the
Bogue Falaya River at Jim's Beach, 1952, behind Jim's Court
Bosco's Motel on Pontchartrain Drive in Slidell
Hurston's Pine Manor Motel and Restaurant
south of Covington
South of Covington on U.S. 190