Author Archives: Cassie Pruyn

Energy and history: Bayou St. John

Poetic historian Cassie Pruyn takes her research and heart to the place where City Park and the bayou meet. She finds that history is clashing there once again when it comes to the removal of Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard's monument. Read More »

Stubborn shipyards: Bayou St. John

Poetic historian Cassie Pruyn uncovers the dramatic squabbling that occurred around whether the bayou would be for recreation or for work. As a true New Orleans spot, recreation won in the end, and all of us who love our Bayou St. John can now know what it took for it to get its laid-back vibe. Read More »

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