Iberia Parish

Iberia Parish In the mid s the French explored the area that is now Iberia Parish By many Acadians arrived and the Spanish settled along the Bayou Teche in They named the area Nueva Iberia after th

  • Title: Iberia Parish
  • Author: Nelwyn Hebert Warren A. Perrin
  • ISBN: 9780738591759
  • Page: 428
  • Format: Paperback
  • In the mid 1700s, the French explored the area that is now Iberia Parish By 1765, many Acadians arrived, and the Spanish settled along the Bayou Teche in 1779 They named the area Nueva Iberia after the Iberian Peninsula in Spain Sugarcane plantations along Bayou Teche attracted Anglo Americans and their slaves In the mid 19th century, with the second Francophile migratIn the mid 1700s, the French explored the area that is now Iberia Parish By 1765, many Acadians arrived, and the Spanish settled along the Bayou Teche in 1779 They named the area Nueva Iberia after the Iberian Peninsula in Spain Sugarcane plantations along Bayou Teche attracted Anglo Americans and their slaves In the mid 19th century, with the second Francophile migrations, French became the dominant language By the end of Reconstruction, distinctions between Acadians and neighboring groups blurred, giving rise to a new people the Cajuns Today, Iberians stay true to their agrarian roots, as evidenced in farming, ranching, fishing, and hunting Religion remains strong, and the arts are encouraged Iberia Parish is known as the hottest Tabasco , sweetest sugarcane , oiliest oil drilling , and saltiest salt mines place on earth.

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