Watery Graves in Louisiana


There is a very interesting pictorial slide show, made up of 10 pictures with detailed captions, about the sinking cemeteries of coastal Louisiana, It seems that eleven cemeteries in Jefferson Parish have repeatedly flooded since Hurricane Katrina, and in Lafourche, Terrebonne and Plaquemines parishes, more than a dozen burial sites have succumbed to tidal surges.

See the “Sinking Cemeteries” post at the TimesUnion.com website.

Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (www.FamilyRootsPublishing.com), writes daily at GenealogyBlog.com, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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