The small town of New Iberia, Louisiana has a unique secret that thrives inside this local high school. Over 170 years ago Mount Carmel Academy opened its doors! The academy was originally for girls and helping with their development. The historic…

It was during the last quarter of the nineteenth century in 1913, the prestigious Holy Rosary Institute opened its doors. It began as an industrial school for young African American woman in Galveston, Texas then later on in the year it moved to…

The New Liberty Theatre is a place full of culture thriving out of Eunice, Louisiana in St. Landry Parish! “Southwest Louisiana’s Premier Temple of Amusement” was one of its first names in 1924. The theatre opened its doors in the City of Eunice and…

In the 1920's, St. Mary’s Orphange opened its doors. The home welcomed abandoned and orphaned children to a renovated old building to be cared for. In 1924, the orphanage was created by Bishop Jules B. Jeanmard. He then managed the home and began…

Scott, Louisiana is full of rural characteristics and has several historic buildings. Many of the buildings throughout the city resemble a special style and are similar historically. Downtown Scott is split into two sections by the railroad tracks.…