New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
Monday, August 21, 2017
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New Orleans Lakefront Treasure Hunt

New Orleans Lakefront Treasure Hunt
Instructions:
1. Start at the “Save Our Camps RESEARCH MENU.

2. Click on the link described in the question.
3. Use your website browser “Find” option to find the needed term.
5. Write a brief (one or two sentence) description of what you found out about that term as it relates to the camps.

6. Scroll back up to the top of the screen to the list of links and repeat steps 2 through 5.
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1. Click on the Hurricane and Haynes link. Find 1926

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2. Click on the Historic Structures link. Find 1832
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Find 1838
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Find 1808
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3. Click on the Jazz link. Find Milenburg “Milenburg Joys” is a song
named after (and mis-spelled because old time New Orleanians usually pronounced it that
way for the correct term “Milneburg”). Notice also that Milneburg is the area where the
lighthouse in question # 2 is located. “Click for Audio” to hear the “Milenburg Joys”
played by Leon Ropollo and his band in 1923--on the lake.

Now Find 1928 Describe this in your own words.

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“Click for Audio” to hear “West End Blues” played by Louis Armstrong in 1928.

4. Click on the Literature link. Find thousands Put this description in
your own words.
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Scroll up to find the title of this book________________________________________

and the author______________________________________
5. Click on the Art link. Find 1891 Describe the painting:

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Title of the Painting________________________________________________________

Artist__________________________________________

6. Click on the Ancient Cultures link. Find 1939 Tell what you found.

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7. Click on the Transportation link. Find submarine

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Find higgens
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8 Click on the Why Care about Camps? link. Find landmarks

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