New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
Monday, July 15, 2024
Search this site.View the site map.

Lake History

Mark Twain, Kate Chopin & Harriet Beecher Stowe
Fishing Camps & Yacht Clubs
A Fort with an Amusement Park
Submarines, Civil War Ships & Higgins Boats
Lighthouses & Laff-in-the-Dark - Roller Coasters & Hurricanes
Jazz & Elvis & Fats Domino & Sam Cook & Little Richard...

They were all there!


From the book Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. 1852

The Illustration: A Bit of Lake Pontchartrain
The Artist:E. W. Kemble
Source: Project Gutenburg

The Camps

Choose a link at the right or left on this
page or use the Search link (left)

1928-1983 Pontchartrain Beach

1920's Postcard

1930s Tin Sign

1940 Kropp Postcard
Buy the Book


1859 - Brunings at Bucktown-West End

1914 - John Quarrella's Midway Restaurant at Milneburg

1914 - John Quarrella's Midway Restaurant at Milneburg #2
Listen to the Music
Other N.O. Links
Music Info

1820s - 1920s - Concert Hall & Garden at Spanish Fort

1873-1966 - (Papa) Jack Laine

1877-1931 - Buddy Bolden #1
Art on the Lake
Art at Milneburg
Art at West End
Art featuring The Camps
Get the Pictures