Saturday, June 25, 2016

What James Rees Wrote About St. Tammany

In 1832, one hundred and eighty-four years ago, James Rees wrote a series of articles for the Covington Palladium newspaper. He told of the need for providing children with a good education, the shipping activity on area rivers, and the cholera epidemic in New Orleans. Here is an article detailing some of the things he was concerned about in the early 19th century. Click on the image below to enlarge the view.