Town of Brusly

Exhibit of Historical Brusly Photographs

June 21, 2009

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An exhibit featuring historical photographs of people and places that are significant to the Town of Brusly opend with a reception from 4 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 17, at the West Baton Rouge Senior Center on Elaine Street.

Some of the 50 black and white photographs on display show school and community events while other photographs capture family and friends visiting in each other’s homes and at various places in Brusly. Included in the exhibit will be photographs of structures no longer in existence, but lovingly treasured in memories. These photographs capture some of the spirit of the people who lived in Brusly, and who left wonderful legacies that have been woven into the fabric of life in Brusly.

Special thanks to Marianne Berthelot, Joanne Bourgeois, Catherine Blanchard, Brian Falcon, and The Town of Brusly for providing this special exhibit for the public to enjoy.

For additional information, contact Babs Babin at (225) 749-2518.

Gathering at the opening of “Memories of Brusly: An Exhibit of Historical Photographs”on Sunday, May 17, at the West Baton Rouge Senior Center in Brusly were Marianne Berthelot; Brian Falcon; Catherine Blanchard; Mayor of Brusly Joey Normand; Joanne Bourgeois; Anatole Vincent, West Baton Rouge Recreation and Parks Director; Babs Babin; and Sara Grady. Berthelot, Falcon, Blanchard, and Bourgeois were co-curators for the black and white exhibit which captures the spirit of the people who lived in the community and left wonderful legacies that have been woven into the fabric of life in Brusly today. The exhibit will be available for viewing for several months.