Updated: Jun 8
With the Holiday's around the corner, let's make this weeks' state flower a little Holly Jolly! This week, we are celebrating the great state of Louisiana! You already know the fun facts will be interesting! Follow the blog below for your free design and project instructions!
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Of course, what's a Floriani Embroidery State Flower blog without the fun facts that go with it?! Let's go!!
Fun Facts About Louisiana:
Rayne is known as the “The Frog Capital of the World”.
Winnsboro, the “Stars and Stripes Capital of Louisiana”, is one of the most patriotic cities in America. On Memorial Day, July 4th, Veteran’s Day, Labor Day, and other special occasions, approximately 350 American flags fly proudly along highway 15.
The Saint Charles streetcar line in New Orleans and the San Francisco, California cable cars are the nation’s only mobile national monuments
In Louisiana, biting someone with your natural teeth is considered a simple assault, but biting someone with your false teeth is considered an aggravated assault.
New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz.
In 1803, Thomas Jefferson doubled the size of the United States by purchasing the Louisiana Territory—828,000 square miles of land between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains—from France.
The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, connecting New Orleans to Mandeville, is the longest bridge over water in the world. It is 24 miles long.
The Saints' Mercedes-Benz Superdome is the largest steel-constructed room unobstructed by posts in the world.
This is the largest river basin in the nation with over one million acres of bottomland hardwood forest, swamps, black water lakes, and bayous. It stretches for 140 miles from around Simmesport, Louisiana, to all the way down to the Gulf of Mexico.
Louisiana is the only state in the U.S. whose legal system is based off that of the Civil Code established by the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in 1804. In 1812, four years from Louisiana became a state, the French and Spanish colony adapted a portion of these codes that are known today as the “Napoleonic Code,” which have a more direct interpretation of the law when compared to the other 49 states.
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Until next time, Happy Sewing and Happy Creating Everyone!