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300 unique New Orleans moments: More than 10,000 Haitian immigrants find refuge in New Orleans in 1809

June 14, 2017
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300 unique New Orleans moments: More than 10,000 Haitian immigrants find refuge in New Orleans in 1809

The interwoven history of St. Domingue, now Haiti, and New Orleans predates the founding of city. Haiti was the jumping off point for Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville when in 1698 he traveled to the Gulf Coast to establish a settlement. But it was a century later that Haiti and Haitians had a true impact...
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