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Dubreuil Concession and Levee

Joseph Villars Dubreuil settled here in 1719. He became a pioneer in agriculture and wealthy entrepreneur. Nearby he built the first plantation levee. It led to the creation in 1724 of the ...

Joseph Villars Dubreuil settled here in 1719. He became a pioneer in agriculture and wealthy entrepreneur. Nearby he built the first plantation levee. It led to the creation in 1724 of the Mississippi River's original levee system.
 

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