Louisiana Institute of Higher Education
#3 “History of St. Bernard”
2001-2002 History Lecture Series Season – December 3rd, 2001
William de Marigny Hyland, St. Bernard Parish Historian
Attendance – 85
William Hyland discussed the overall history of St. Bernard Parish and the surrounding areas – with special emphasis on the social and political aspects. His lecture covered the ﬁrst Europeans in the area and the subsequent settlement of various cultures. He included an overview of Parish political and social leaders, important landmarks, and the interaction of the many diverse groups of people.