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Hurricane Audrey, 1957
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So that Everyone will Always Remember this Tragedy and the People of Cameron Parish

Hurricane Audrey, the first hurricane of 1957, claimed more lives than any other natural disaster in nearly 20 years, until Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The hurricane struck the extreme west coast of Louisiana and part of eastern Texas on June 27. It killed 534 persons and left about 40,000 homeless. Cameron, Creole, and Grand Chenier were the most heavily damaged communities. Cameron was also flooded by a tidal wave.
Filename Submitter Date
CEMETERY CONTAINS MONUMENT TO VICTIMS Kathy Tell January 2006
INTO AUDREY'S EYE by E.L. Pierrottie Kathy Tell January 2006
PAINFUL ORDEAL by J.R. Broussard Kathy Tell January 2006
THROUGH GENEVA’S EYES: PART 1 by G. Griffith Kathy Tell January 2006
THROUGH GENEVA’S EYES: PART 2 by G. Griffith Kathy Tell January 2006
VICTIMS VIEW NEW GRAND CHENIER HOME Kathy Tell September 2006


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We are looking for any historical documents, articles, photos, etc. Everyone is urged to donate transcriptions of Cameron Parish bible records, cemeteries, court records, old newspaper articles, biographies of residents, old letters, census data, obituaries, family histories, parish histories, military records, old photographs, etc.

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