273
Height (in feet) of the Superdome.
5
Pair of pleopods (“swimmerets;” abdominal appendages for swimming and mating) on a crawfish.
1999
Year the diatonic accordion (“Cajun” accordion) was named Louisiana’s official musical instrument.
60
Average amount of yearly rainfall (in inches) in New Orleans.
1,500
Barrels of beer produced by the Abita Brewing Company in its first year of business, 1986.
1984
Year George Rodrigue painted, as commissioned for Bayou by Chris Segura, his first Blue Dog; a creation based on the tale of the loup garou, the Cajun werewolf.