10 Historical Facts About Louisiana You Probably Didn’t Know

Louisiana has a truly colorful and captivating history—and I know a lot of people in this state truly treasure it. Yet, there are still some facts that may surprise you. Here are 10 amazing historical facts that surprised me about the Pelican State. See how many you already knew!

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How many of these facts were you already familiar with and which ones were new? Let us know in the comments below! And of course please add your favorite Louisiana state facts. I want to see how many surprising ones you guys can come up with!