Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Mardi Gras -- Only a Day and Night to New Orleans -- February 9, 2016

Hopkinsville Kentuckian, 30-January-1917

Happy Mardi Gras, everyone. The Louisville and Nashville Railroad offered round trip tickets from Hopkinsville, Kentucky to New Orleans for only $19.45.  A sleeping car berth would be $4.00 to $4.50 each way.  "Board at best private homes $1.00 per day or at first-rate hotels $2.00 per day and up."

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