RICHLAND PARISH’S SCHOOLS & TEACHERS IN 1925

RICHLAND PARISH’S SCHOOLS & TEACHERS IN 1925. Schools in Nearby Parish Open Monday for Full Sessions. Special to the News-Star. RAYVILLE, Sept. 9, 1925 - The Schools of Richland parish will begin the 1925-1926 term next Monday morning, Sept. 14th, and the following is a list of teachers who will guide the destinies of the pupils during the … Continue reading RICHLAND PARISH’S SCHOOLS & TEACHERS IN 1925

Local Book Review: Kate Stone’s Brokenburn, with Mentions of Delhi and Crew Lake

If you are interested in Civil War or local history in Northeast Louisiana, a really good book I recently read is one that was originally written during that time, called Brokenburn - The Journal of Kate Stone (1861-1868). A beautifully written account of what life was like from day to day for her family and … Continue reading Local Book Review: Kate Stone’s Brokenburn, with Mentions of Delhi and Crew Lake

The Wynn Island Plantation, The First 150 Years

*Blogger's note - I recently came across an old printed copy of this story, and decided to transcribe it for interested readers.  Note that it was written in 1982.The Wynn Island Plantation, The First 150 Years, 1832-1982by Billy Bob WynnSPECIAL THANKS TO Mrs. Glyn Briley WInk, for her help in preparing this book.About the Author, ca … Continue reading The Wynn Island Plantation, The First 150 Years

Old Mount Zion Cemetery

Recently, while driving a long the banks of Boeuf River over the Christmas holidays, I spotted a cemtery, and as I went to look it up online, I could find little, to nothing about it. So of course, I had to pull over and investigate further.Cemetery notes and/or description: This appears to be an African-American … Continue reading Old Mount Zion Cemetery

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