John Magill is a historian and curator for The Historic New Orleans Collection. Because listeners received our six-part New Orleans history series with John so enthusiastically, we have decided to continue these popular podcasts. This week, John tells us about the history of Canal Street, one of the city's most recognized thoroughfares. Many people know that a canal was originally planned for this area, but few know the circumstances surrounding the planned waterway. Listen as John takes us back to the origins of this great street and gives us the "back story". Listen to the podcast here