Milton, LA

Smoked sausage from Nu Nuu’s…. the bridge over the Vermillian… crawfish….
…working off shore… solar panels in the back yard…lemon meringue pie.

In February 2013, we knocked on the door of Doug and Sue Duhon’s home in Milton, LA. Lisa’s cousin-in-law’s grandmother lived in Milton, and she had gathered a group of folks together to meet and talk with us. We brought a King Cake, someone else had brought cookies, and our hostess had made one of her famous Lemon Meringue Pies. The conversation that day took us back through hundreds of years of Milton history.

From there, we discovered Milton, LA in these ways…


PearlDamour is working with libraries in each Milton so that kids coming in for activity hours can interact with the project before it gets to their towns. Milton, LA recently had an activity hour that focused on clouds and stars. Check it out!

People from the town

mary jane with pecan machine

Pecan Harvester

I am standing in one of our sheds, holding a homeowner’s version of a pecan picker (harvester).

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I love how Milton has different cultures and accents.

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Andre B

I love chicken and sausage gumbo.

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Wilma Rae

My Cajun heritage has kept me a Milton resident for all of my 81 years.

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Claire G.

We can speak French!

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I like to visit old people on the weekends.

Skies from the town

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The sky over Picard Park.


Sunset from Wa Wee's at the River