Despite decade of delays, GulfQuest angling for 2015 opening

February 14, 2015 8:10 PM

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The simple act of opening a suitcase unfolds a forgotten tale about the more than two-dozen women who came from France to help settle the colonies in Louisiana.

The so-called "Pelican" girls, named after the ship that arrived to into the male-dominated Dauphin Island in 1704, were received with much fanfare. They had no troubles finding husbands.

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