LT. GOV. DARDENNE UNVEILS SAN BERNARDO BYWAY ROAD SIGN
Monday, August 17, 2015 at 12:40:02 PM
MEDIA ADVISORY

Jacques Berry
Office of the Lieutenant Governor
225.342.8607
jberry@crt.la.gov

LT. GOV. DARDENNE UNVEILS SAN BERNARDO BYWAY ROAD SIGN

WHAT: Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne, the Louisiana Office of Tourism and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development are unveiling new road signs marking the San Bernardo Byway.

Stretching 29 miles along La. Hwy. 46, the San Bernardo Byway offers travelers the opportunity to explore St. Bernard Parish from the Mississippi River to the fishing villages of Yscloskey and Delacroix Island.

“The San Bernardo Scenic Byway illustrates the tale of our local history from the Islenos settlers to our nation’s history at the Chalmette Battlefield,” Katie Tommaseo, executive director of the St. Bernard Parish tourism office, said. “It is rich in natural beauty and shares our unique heritage with visitors.”

Louisiana has 17 scenic byways to attract travelers to the state’s natural beauty and open doors to local history and culture.

For more information on the National Scenic Byways Program, visit Byways.org. For more information or to plan a visit to St Bernard Parish, visit VisitStBernard.com or call 504.278.4242.

WHEN: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21

WHERE: Los Isleños Heritage Museum
1345 Bayou Road
St. Bernard

NOTE: Lt. Governor Dardenne will be available to the media following his address.

--LouisianaTravel.com--