New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
Thursday, April 27, 2017
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Camps

Of the hundreds of camps once lining the New Orleans
lakeshore from West End to Paris Road none remain after Hurricane Katrina. This Website is an attempt to document the history of the New Orleans Lakefront Camps.

Included are photographs, maps, articles, and
stories told by New Orleanians who have fond memories of time spent at the Camps.

Camps
Aerial Maps
Articles
Articles about the Lake
Buy the Book
Camp History by Decades
August, 2005 -- The End
The 1800s
The 1900s
The 1920s
The 1930s
The 1940s
The 1950s
The 1960s
The 1970s
The 1980s
The 1990s
Camps History
A Brief History of the Hayne Boulevard Camps:
Camp History by Decades
August, 2005 -- The End
The 1800s
The 1900s
The 1920s
The 1930s
The 1940s
The 1950s
The 1960s
The 1970s
The 1980s
The 1990s
Camps and camp dwellers had been a colorful part of our history since the early 1900s.
Existing-1994
Get the Pictures
Identified Camps
Bruning's
Cherry Blossom
Fitzgerald's
Lu-Laine
Mama Lou's
Pops
Tally Ho Club
Tootsie Roll
Trahan's Cajun Hideway
Input
Lake History
Other N.O. Links
People
Huey Long, Louis Armstrong, Teddy Roosevelt
Important Musicians
New Orleans Mayor Robert Maestri
United States Senator Mary Landrieu
Pre-Katrina
Camp-A-Nella's
Six Little Fishes
The Camp
The Pavillion
Site Overview
Exactly What IS a Camp?
How OLD are the Camps?
What's Out There Now
What's the Purpose of this Website?
Where are the Camps?
Top 10
10. To See Alligator Gars & Needle Fish
2. To Have a Gigantic Slumber Party
3. Bats??? You mean like vampire bats?
4. To See the Iceman Cometh
5. Solar Power
6. To Name the Name
7. To Talk the Talk
8. To Walk the Walk
9. To Try to See the Old Man in the Sea
And the #1 Reason for Going to the Camp--Pure FUN!
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