New Orleans Nostalgia - Ponchartrain Beach
By Stephen Austen
Published: April 10, 2010.
In 1928, when Harry Batt, Sr. opened Ponchartrain Beach, a New Orleans dynasty was born. Until it was shuttered for good in 1983, “The Beach” captured the imagination of generations. But now, in the mid-1950’s, while Walt Disney was just embarking on his vision of family entertainment, Harry had it all down pat at a long time ago. . .
Enjoy a stroll down memory lane to a simpler time. . .