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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Charles Durand, a sugar cane farmer, planted Oak and Pine Alley, a magnificent stretch of trees in St. Martinville, Louisiana, two hundred years ago. The setting became the backdrop for a famous story about Durand?s daughters, whose father, in honor ...

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Old 09-20-2011, 10:30 PM   #1
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Cajun bride of Oak Alley

Charles Durand, a sugar cane farmer, planted Oak and Pine Alley, a magnificent stretch of trees in St. Martinville, Louisiana, two hundred years ago.


The setting became the backdrop for a famous story about Durand?s daughters, whose father, in honor of their wedding, filled the oaks with spiders and coated their large webs with golden dust.? [ Read more ]

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