The following works were written in conjunction with the WPA (Works Progress Administration of Louisiana), ca., 1935. These documents have been recently digitized as part of the Louisiana Digital Library, and are… Read More
A Map Of The “Upper Boeuf River Settlement,” ca 1850
The following map shows the northwest portion of present day Richland Parish, as it was in 1850.
How Richland Parish’s GIRARD Got It’s Name
Girard (Richland) – Girard is on the west bank of the Boeuf River, where it is crossed by Highway 80 and the Illinois Central Railroad. Girard has the distinction of being the… Read More