History & Heritage

Answers to some of the common questions we get about our area. Learn More
The Flag of Louisiana Creoles represents the cultural melting pot that is the Louisiana Creoles. Learn More
Learn how to pronounce some common expressions you might hear in French Louisiana. Learn More
Learn about the heart of Acadiana and the capital of Cajun & Creole Country. Learn More
The flag was designed to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Acadian exile into Louisiana. Learn More
UL Lafayette is a state-of-the-art college for students from throughout the United States and the world. Learn More
The word Cajun began in 19th century Acadie. Learn More
In 1847, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote Evangeline as a tragic but fictional account of two lovers. Learn More
There is a small portion of Acadiana where the state’s earliest German settlers arrived in the late 19th century. Learn More