You could go bicycling , but to go out canoeing was the thing. Most boaters accessorized them with pillows, lanterns, and picnicking supplies. Some even customized their canoes with built-in phonographs —floating boom-boxes for the paddle set. Or she might read poetry to him. In the lower left-hand corner, two boaters take advantage of canoe luxuries like reclining seats and phonograph music. The resulting canoe had cedar decks and an oak hull, and at 15 feet long was just short enough to fit into a train car.
This page updated 22 February, www. Note from the Lost Worlds webmaster: This approach works well enough for Modern scientific history but less so for archaic history. Given that the books consulted for this set of webpages were a little old, even when the pages were originally started, this can probably be applied to information given below on Sumeria. Which in turn might affect some dates for Ancient Egypt. Netsurfers then should regard this as a caution as they explore their topics.
Charenton was also the original site for New Iberia. Piquant is French for "pricky" or "prickly". The Spanish word "picante" means sharp. Apparently there were prickly plants growing in the area.
This is so in point of size alone. On the town's one thousand and seventy-five acres some eighteen thousand people live -- thus making the little town by the sea one of the more important of the State. Winthrop, is a beautiful town.