Buried at sea: As cemeteries on Louisiana coast wash away, so does history

photo: Leeville resident Talbot Serigny, visiting the Lefort Cemetery in August 2017 - Louisiana

Leeville resident Talbot Serigny, visiting the Lefort Cemetery in August 2017, appears to walk on water as he balances on the brick. Serigny grew up across the bayou from the cemetery and has watched it slowly sink beneath the water with the passing decades. (Photo by Ted Jackson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

Talbot Serigny edged his johnboat toward a forsaken spit of land. His labored arms showed the colors of … [more…]