R.F. McGuire Lodge No. 209, Chartered February 15th, 1871
How Sacksonia, Louisiana Got It’s Name; An Immigrant Story Of Bountiful Success and Tragic Loss
What began as basic research into the name of a little known community in Richland Parish, Louisiana, led to the discovery of a man whose life story demonstrated great success; but ended shockingly different than I might ever have imagined. It is a story of much more than a place name, and one that I hope will now be around for a long time.