Many historians believe that Samuel Mason spent time on the eastern edge of present day Richland Parish, during the early 1800’s. Hence the likely namesake of what became known as Bayou Mason. Today this bayou is known by some as Bayou Mason, while others refer to it as Bayou Macon.
Bayou Macon (Richland) – Bayou Macon is the dividing line between Madison and Richland parishes. According to local tradition, it took its name from Samuel Mason, the leader of the Kentucky Cave-in-Rock… Read More