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Eerie Calcasieu: Rougarou Gonna Get You!

10/14/2016 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  History
When it comes to spooky Southwest Louisiana tales, this has to be most hair-raising story of them all. The legend of the Rougarou! This ‘thing’ is something you do not want to find yourself face to face with down in the marsh. Deep in the Southwest Louisiana Marshes The rougarou (pronounced ROO-ga-roo) has long been a part of Cajun folklore.
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Scared of the Dark? Why You Shouldn’t Let the Feu Follet Light the Way.

10/21/2015 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  History
One of great things about living in Louisiana is the folklore! There are several strange and mysterious tales. My favorite story is that of the Cajun Fairies. The legend of the Cajun Fairy --the Fee Folay-- (feu follet in French-translates to “marsh fire”) began here along the bayou many years ago. They are generally thought to be an incarnation of
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