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The Vermilion is a tidal river formed from the bottom up by Vermilion Bay tides and other natural actions that slowly eroded inland from the marshes and cheniers and through the Louisiana prairie.The Vermilion River, also known as Bayou Vermilion,…
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Following its establishment in 1898, Dr. Edwin Lewis Stephens became the University's first president in 1900 at the age of 27. He transformed an empty sugar cane field into a respected institution of higher learning. On January 1, 1901, he plante…
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Lawyer, Louisiana Legislator U.S. Congressman, Founder-President of CODOFIL Legion d'honneur fran├žaise, Ordre de la couronne belge Preserve the language, and you preserve the culture. This tree from the Durance Valley of the Provence Regi…
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On September 15, 1953, Clara Dell Constantine, Martha Jane Conway, Charles Vincent Singleton, and Shirley Taylor attempted to enroll at Southwestern Louisiana Institute, now known as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. They were denied, due …
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