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10 Museums in Louisiana You’ve Got to Visit

There are over 220 museums in Louisiana. No matter which corner of the Pelican State you travel to, you’re sure to find a museum that showcases fascinating artifacts or moments in history that shaped our great state into what it is today. Calling all history buffs and fun seekers alike, because I’ve narrowed down Louisiana’s lengthy catalog of museums into …

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The History of Egg Pocking: A Cajun Easter Tradition

You may have read our blog post about the History of Cajun Mardi Gras and the Chicken Chase, but there’s another Louisiana tradition that you might find even more interesting. Yep—you read the title correctly. Let’s find out more about the egg-stremely competitive and beloved tradition known as egg pocking! What exactly is egg pocking? Egg pocking is a game …

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Preserving History at Our St. Jules Branch

Credit unions occasionally seek out merger partners who will take care of their members and continue to provide them with access to credit union products and services designed to meet their needs. St. Jules Credit Union in Lafayette recently joined the Pelican family through a merger, and we couldn’t be more excited! Each credit union comes with its own history, …

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19 Real Haunted Places in Louisiana Sure to Scare You

Voodoo queens, headless ghosts, war heroes and singing spirits occupy buildings across the state of Louisiana. Forget those “spooky” haunted houses that rely on jump scares from people in rubber masks. Make your way to one of these real haunted places in Louisiana for a real fright. 1. Bentley Hotel in Alexandria, Louisiana The Bentley Hotel is a classic hotel …