The History of Erath. A Moment in History. Community Project Social Studies Unit 1 Created by Stacy Bodin’s Second Grade Class. What happened in the town of Erath, Louisiana in 1964?.
A Moment in History
Community Project Social Studies Unit 1Created by Stacy Bodin’s Second Grade Class
The most horrible moment in Erath, Louisiana was when “Hurricane Hilda” visited the small town on October 3, 1964. A twister caused the water tower to collapse and kill 8 men. Go to the next slide and listen to the story.
Photos Courtesy of the Acadian Museum in Erath. Newspapers Articles Courtesy of the Abbeville Meridional
Music provided by Erath Native
DL Menard. The Cajun music heard is known as “The Back Door”