The Old Arabi Sugar Museum opens in St. Bernard Parish
The Old Arabi Sugar Museum (220 Hernandez St., Arabi, 504-278-4242; www.facebook.com/sugarmuseum)*celebrated its grand opening yesterday with a ribbon cutting and lots of cotton candy provided by Wings of Fun. The museum, located in what was once the Old Arabi Jail, was created by*The SoFAB Institute and the St. Bernard Office of Tourism*as a way to share St. Bernard Parish's history in the sugar industry.
At 2 p.m. this Sunday, SoFAB's head curator Prescott Trudeau hosts a discussion about sugar cane, The Old Arabi Sugar Museum and St. Bernard Parish's history as it relates to sugar.? [ Read more ]
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