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Plaquemine is a city in and the parish seat of Iberville Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 7,064 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area. Plaquemine was settled as early as 1775. Due to its location at the juncture of Bayou Plaquemine with the Mississippi River, the village soon began to prosper and grow beginning a long history of prosperity that has never ceased. By 1838, the town was incorporated, electing Zenon LaBauve, for whom the Garden District's main street is named, as its first mayor. Plaquemine continued to grow in the antebellum era. Massive plantations were constructed in nearby regions, including Nottoway and Belle Grove. The town has been the seat of Iberville Parish government since its incorporation. The former Parish Courthouse on Railroad Avenue has been serving as City Hall since 1985. The lumber industry boomed in the mid-18th century and did not close until available supplies of massive virgin bald cypress trees were exhausted around 1930. Plaquemine produced over 1.5 million board feet per year in her sawmills. The Plaquemine Lock, constructed from 1895–1909, was a vitally important link between the Mississippi River and the Intracoastal Canal, of which Bayou Plaquemine served as its northern terminus. Its design served as the proto-type for the upcoming Panama Canal locks. The locks were shut in 1961. Today, it is...




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Metropolis Young Adult Winter Retreat 2017 - Glenbrook, NV
SAVE THE DATES & JOIN US IN LAKE TAHOE! Join us for the 12th Annual Young Adult Winter Retreat in Lake Tahoe! The retreat center is located on the shore of the lake with spectacular views, incredible homemade food, and awesome accommodations! Not to mention, we have a weekend packed full of fun and fellowship with young adults from all over our the West Coast! DATE: January 13 - 16, 2017 LOCATION: Galilee Episcopal Camp & Retreat Center ARRIVAL TIME: Friday beginning at 5:30pm DEPARTURE TIME: Monday 10:30am AGES: College Students & Young Adults COST: $235 includes 3 nights lodging (Fri, Sat, and Sun) and all meals except lunch Saturday & Sunday since we will be out exploring Lake Tahoe both afternoons. Price does NOT include lift ticket. ONLINE REGISTRATION: Coming Soon! *Special Note: Saturday and Sunday afternoons are open for anyone who wants to go skiing or snowboarding. Many of the participants also like to go sledding, ice skating, or hiking and on Sunday a large group will be watching the NFC and AFC NFL playoffs at an Irish Pub in South Lake Tahoe together. Bring your NFL gear and watch with us!!! RETREAT THEME: TBA RETREAT SPEAKERS: TBA RETREAT PRIEST: TBA