Category: Crescent City Corner

Area of Gravier St. between Camp and St. Charles St's where the Devereaux/Hennessey shootout occurred in 1881.

A Shootout in New Orleans

Jonathan was six years old and standing with his mother on Gravier Street in New Orleans. He was bored. Mother was talking with one of her friends on the banquette. They were talking about...

An Oysterman Gets Shucked

An Oysterman Gets Shucked

The young woman sat outside her father’s bar on Rue Bienville. She sat in one of several chairs lining the narrow walkway under the window of the bar that had Zimmerman’s Coliseum Saloon painted...