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Floodof 1922
In 1922, as the Mississppi River was topping levees further upriver, it broke through at the Poydras Plantation,leaving a long narrow crevasse at the junction of the two roads that serve eastern St. Bernard and eastern Plaquemine parishes. The plantation itself is significant in that it was one of the largest in the nation. It also had a large grinding facility which served the local area. The main house burned in 1935, and the facility was operational until then.

This page is for perpetual written accounts of historical events that have occurred in the city. Anyone who feels they have pertinent information may submit it. This includes all people in or out of Poydras and could involve any interested adults or children with events or items that are of interest. Items may be submitted for publication on this page where they will remain as part of a historical archive for the city. Items of interest may include noteworthy events, special events of historical importance, information about area growth that pertains to the history of the city, and other pertinent notes. We hope to establish a large data base of information about the history of each city. Historical Societies are encouraged to open their own page on Key to the City for more extensive historical information.

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