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wikipedia.org — Sauvé's Crevasse was a Mississippi River levee failure that flooded much of New Orleans, Louisiana in 1849. In 1849 the Mississippi reached the highest water level observed in twenty-one years. Some seventeen miles (27 km) up river from the city of New Orleans in Jefferson Parish lay a plantation belonging to Pierre Sauvé, in what is now River Ridge, Louisiana.
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