New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
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1980s

 
1983 print (1500 issued) by Randy McGovern...
 


1983 Pontchartrain Beach closes after 55 Years on the Lake

1983 print (1500 issued) by Randy McGovern. The print is appx. 15 1/2 by 12 1/2in. Today some remnants of the famous Zephyr ride and other memorabilia are on display outside City Hall on Williams Boulevard in Kenner.

1983 Pontchartrain Beach closes after 55 Years on the Lake

1989 Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation is established

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation is established to restore the health of the lake and its rivers and to protect the natural habitat of the basin. The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation addresses environmental quality issues throughout the Lake Pontchartrain Basin and educates the public about their role in solving the problems. 'Save Our Lake' becomes a popular slogan. Credit: http://www.saveourlake.org/index.html

1989 Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation is established

1983-Poster by Brad Thompson

Features the Clown Head, The Zephyr, Music Express, Bali Hai.

1983-Poster by Brad Thompson

1985 - The New Canal Light is placed on the National Register of Historic Places

1985 - The New Canal Light is placed on the National Register of Historic Places

1980 Pontchartrain Beach Pass

1980 Pontchartrain Beach Pass