Photograph of E.A. Boies, Sr., and Sarah Emmaline Prewitt Boies, ca., 1895, near Alto, Louisiana
The Clement Family, ca., 1900, in Alto
The Clement family was lead by Joseph S. Clement and Mary Hill Clement. Joseph and Mary lived in Newton County, Mississippi, while all of their ten children were born. In 1900, the patriarch, Joseph S. Clement, died there. Mary Hill Clement then moved to Northeast Louisiana, along with 8 of her ten children.
Early school experiences remembered: Mrs. Mae McIntyre, of Snake Ridge, ca. 1986 – Foreward by Evelyn Cochran
This story by Mrs. May Mclntyre is told with love and feeling and understanding of her rides to school in a “school bus” of the times, the early 1920s. Getting to school was not easy as you can tell by this delightful story. “Out in the rural” where most of Richland’s citizens lived and worked there were few roads and these were mud-rutted trials. If to school you went, you walked.
1916 Tornado Kills 1, Injures Several Near Alto
Cyclone in Richland Parish Sat, Dec 9, 1916 – Page 6 · The Monroe News-Star (Monroe, Ouachita, Louisiana) Thursday night a cyclone pasted 1 through the fourth ward of Richland , parish,… Read More
Known Confederate Soldier Burials in Richland Parish
This list is a compilation of several lists. It is without question an incomplete list. If you know of additional confederate burials in Richland Parish, please email email@example.com Updated May 14, 2019… Read More
Poplar Chapel A.M.E. Church in Rayville, constructed ca. 1901
This church was destroyed within the last twenty-five years, but it’s history was and still is a cherished one. It was placed on the National Register of Historic places back in 1989…. Read More
The story of my START – Celebrating 100 years of the Start community.
On September 8, 2018, the community of Start, Louisiana will celebrate its centennial birthday. This date marks 100 years since Start was officially recognized as “our name.”
Wiley P. Mangham – The Tragedies and Success of a Soldier, Pioneer, and Publisher
Wiley P. Mangham, the namesake for the Town of Mangham, Louisiana, was an instrumental figure in late 19th century Richland Parish. Mangham was well known across the entire state, and established the… Read More