Lagniappe Living in Lake Charles, Louisiana: February 2012

1900 revisited in a Lake Charles LA Neighborhood


Marilyn Boudreaux 1988  Continuing in my Louisiana and Lake Charles Charles Centennial Celebration Seres Let's revisit the 1900's!!


After the great fire of 1910 in Lake Charles, the City rebuilt and one of the new neighborhoods in the heart of Lake Charles as a result of new 1900 period construction was Margaret Place.

In previous blog posts, I shared  the 100 year old homes of Margaret Place and  also re-visited the history of the Shell Beach Homes.

Today, let's travel back in time once again and preview what it was like living in Margaret Place in the 1900's in this video tour shared by Lake Charles historian Adley Cormier!


The Return of 1900's Street Cars

The South Ryan Streetcar Re-enactment. City of Lake Charles Transit will recreate the route of the historic South Ryan Streetcar line both for citizens  using a specially commissioned trolley bus. The route will allow for easy-on-and-off transit and shuttle service from the Civic Center-lakefront area to Margaret Place during the Palm Sunday Tour of Homes of April 1 2012.   An onboard docent will tell the story of the streetcar system. The trolly tour is free to the public.


 Lake Charles is rich in culture and history.  Lake Charles has been my home for 29 years where I have enjoyed living, working and playing throughout the years.  I  love Lake Charles and enjoy sharing my knowledge of our city with those relocating to Lake Charles or visiting Lake Charles. 

To learn more about Lake Charles  and Lake Charles Real estate, visit my website.  I am passionate about real estate and enjoy "matching people with properties"

 Other Historical Blogs of Interest:

 Lake Charles Historic Churches

 Historic Places in Lake Charles

 Re-Visiting The Charleston Hotel

 1912  Lake Charles US Post Office/Courthouse

Tainted Love Becomes Bloody Valentine in 1940

Margaret Place

History of Shell Beach Homes

The Return of 1900's Street Cars









For more information on Lake Charles Real Estate, visit my website.  You can search homes for sale in Lake Charles, Louisiana,  and view up to date information on Lake Charles Subdivisions, Neighborhoods

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Comment balloon 1 commentMarilyn Boudreaux • February 28 2012 07:42PM
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