Start: 5:30 pm
End: 7:00 pm
Thursday, September 20th 5:30-7PM New Roads and Old Rivers captures the natural and cultural vitality of Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, as seen in the stunning photographs of Richard Sexton, with text by Randy Harelson and Brian Costello. Pointe Coupee is one of the oldest settlements in the Mississippi Valley, dating to the 1720s. French for a place cut off, the name refers to the area s three oxbow lakes, separated from the Mississippi over centuries. A peninsula edged by the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers, Pointe Coupee remains a land rich in Creole heritage, distinct in geographical beauty, and abounding in historic homes and farms. Richard Sexton, Randy Harelson and Brian Costello are discussing and signing their book, New Roads and Old Rivers: Louisiana's Historic Pointe Coupee Parish. If you are unable to attend, you must call the book shop to order signed books.