The place had several names; Holly Wood, since holly trees grew on its ridges and The Sticks because it was out in ’em. It was called the Robinson Settlement because three brothers of that name played a prominent part….
Post Offices Along the Bouef
Back in the days when Boeuf River was an important means of transportation, it is safe to assume that the river was also an important means of communication. Because I thought it was, I wrote to the Post Office Department for a list of Post Offices along the Boeuf. From the National Archives and Records Service comes the following names:
Remembering Dolores “Dolly” Sapp, of Start (1933-2019)
Personal Remembrances of Mrs. Dolly Sapp The communities of Start and Crew Lake were saddened with the loss of Mrs. Dolores “Dolly” Sapp, on December 28, 2019. I’ve known Mrs. Dolores my… Read More
The “Carroll Parish” Section of Richland Parish, ca 1858-1868
This is a great map created to show the early settlements of eastern Richland Parish, including the stagecoach stop at Charley Carpenter’s.