Dancehalls in Evangeline Parish

Clinto Geautreaux’s Fais Do-Do

Ray Abshire: on 90- Bruce Daigrepont: On Saturday mornings, you’d go tot Fred’s in Mamou from 8-1, then Buzzy’s across the street from 1 to 4. Then you’d head out to Clinto’s form 4-whenever. This guy Clinto loved Cajun music so much that he built an extra room on the back of his house to be a dancehall. He’d play music and his daughter would sing. You had to pa ...[Read More]

Unknown Dancehall

Unknown Dancehall

Dancehall on east side of 6th Street (then 520 6th Street) between Mulberry and Chestnut Ave.- info from June 1927 Mamou Sanborn Insurance Map

Unknown Dancehall

Unknown Dancehall

Dancehall on east side of 6th Street (then 89 6th Street) between Mulberry and Hackberry Ave.- across from E. Tate & Co. Rice Huller & Corn Mill- info from Oct 1919 Mamou Sanborn Insurance Map- gone by 1927 map

Woodsmen of the World

Woodsmen of the World

WOW Hall on north side of Chestneu Avenue (then 502 Chestnut) between 5th & 6th Streets- next to a garage- info from June 1927 Mamou Sanborn Insurance Map