What a grand adventure it has been thus far! Before we even started our 7th annual NOLA Pyrate Week, we ventured to Baton Rouge to visit with Blanca Rush (a sponsor who donated a large amount o’ her family’s exclusive purple rice to last year’s adventure) and an interview with the Future Leaders of America’s Gulf for HTV10 in Houma.… read on, mate!
Sat. Apr. 4th: 3rd Annual Pyrate Day in Houma! Historic Houma (Terrebonne Parish) – named for the Houma Nation, home to some o’ History TV’s “Swamp People” and a scenic one hour drive south o’ New Orleans! Join us Saturday, April 4 from 11am – 5pm at the Downtown Marina (Bayou Terrebonne & Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Houma, LA).… read on, mate!
Barthelemy Lafon – an Engineer, Architect, Pyratical mate o’ the Laffites and relation to Capt. Swallow, would one day be known as “The Architect Of New Orleans” for designing many buildings in the Vieux Carré, the design o’ the CBD, St.… read on, mate!
Tuesday, March 31 we journey back to the Barataria Bayou, to the Town o’ Jean Lafitte!
We’ve parleyed with our good mate Mayor Tim (Kerner) and have mutually agreed that this day will be spent teaching the young o’ the nearby educational institution about the legacy and importance that Laffite & his crew played in the history o’ the area – and Louisiana in general.… read on, mate!
While we insist on spelling it PYRATE, ye may see Pirate, Pyrat, Pyraat or other variations. Corsair, Buccaneer, Freebooter, Picaroon, Privateer and o’ course Swashbuckler are often used interchangeably.
However ye say it or spell it, the 7th annual NOLA Pyrate Week (Mar.… read on, mate!