La Nouvelle-Orléans (New Orleans) was founded May 7, 1718, by the French Mississippi Company, under the direction of Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, on land inhabited by the Chitimacha. It was named for Philippe d'Orléans, Duke of Orléans, who was Regent of France at the time.
A postcard from New Orleans, LA (Arthur)
Date of dispatch : 2011-03-08
In my mailbox on March 16th, 2011