In 1953, Zeeland was devastated by a flood disaster even worse than the one in New Orleans.
After this disaster, the Netherlands closed almost all the sea-openings, to protect the lowlands.
The Oosterscheldebarrier is a 9km (5.6-mile) hydraulic wall with sluice-gate doors that are normally left open to protect the area's delicate tidal habitat.
Over 110 years old, and long since the days of being a brewhouse, Jackson Brewery has endured as a great landmark in the City of New Orleans. The Brewery was the largest independent brewery in the south and the tenth largest single-plant brewery in the country. Today the building is no longer a brewery, but the view is still intoxicating.
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WTC New Orleans is a non-profit organization of 2,000 corporate and individual members which was started in 1943 as International House and in 1945 as International Trade Mart, its two predecessor organizations, which merged in 1985.
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