This next WPA document is about Logtown Plantation, referred to here as the John B. Filhiol Home (he owned it at the time.) https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-wpa%3A5 .
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The WPA writers project in 1937 interviewed John B. Filhiol, who told the following story. Paul and Agatha were two of the slaves owned by Edward Landry Grammont Filhiol, son of Don Juan. Being of French blood, Paul and Agatha were great lovers of gumbo file. They smoked garfish in their chimneys to preserve … Continue reading Logtown Legend