Swamps Become Plantations Become Suburbs

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Original 19th Century Plantation Map: LA-MS 1858— 1,136k. Baton Rouge to New Orleans showing land owners. Modified from Norman’s chart of the lower Mississippi River, by A. Persac. Engraved, printed & mounted by J. H. Colton & Co., New York. Library of Congress.