River Barge Excursion (31 images)
From May 14 - 16, 2007 Warren Perrin, Chairman of the Acadian Museum, and Kermit Bouillion, Director of the Acadian Museum, participated in the RiverBarge Excursion Tour of Louisiana on two barges pushed by a 3,000 horse-power tow boat. The interesting and entertaining trip began in New Orleans then proceeded into the Mississippi River and eventually through the bayous of South Louisiana to Morgan City. The popular trip, titled "Cajuns and Creoles," includes a swamp tour, visit to Morgan City as well as bus trips into Cajun country with visits to St. Martinville, Lafayette, Vermilionville and the Jean-Lafitte Historical Center.
During the voyage, Perrin lectured on Cajun culture and history and did a book signing of his book "Acadian Redemption." All proceeds from the sale of the book go to support the Acadian Museum of Erath. Perrin and Bouillion have been invited to lecture on next year's voyage. For more information on upcoming trips see: www.riverbarge.com.
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