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Erected and DedicatedTo The SoldiersOf World War I1920Restored 2010By St. Tammany ParishKevin Davis, Parish President.
Columbia Street meets the river at the Columbia Street Landing. It was the first place visitors saw when they arrived in Covington. It was also the last stop on land for the area's principal exports on their way to market via the Bogue Falaya Rive…
The steam engine assembled here is typical of many such engines employed as portable power plants from the time of their introduction 1847 through the 1930's. This engine was built by the Geiser Manufacturing Company of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania,…
Panel 1In 1810 residents of Louisiana's Florida Parishes rose in an armed insurrection and overthrew the Spanish government.Panel 2The Independent Republic of West Florida existed for 74 days before being forcibly annexed by American forces on Dec…
Built be German Settlers Dedicated September 12, 1875 as BONIFACE CHURCHbyThe Rev. J.B.A. Ahrens, D.D.Presiding elder, Louisiana DistrictGerman Mission Conference of East Texas and LouisianaMethodist Episcopal Church, SouthServices in German and E…
Affectionately called Salmen Lodge by the Scouts, this French Creole cottage was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006 and is one of a few early structures preserved along Bayou Liberty. Built by one of the early settlers with…
The 130 acres of the Camp Salmen Nature Park were once part of the Salmen Brick and Lumber Company. Many bricks used to build New Orleans were manufactured on this site. The only remaining building in the camp is of historical and architectural si…
This Tabletis erected in memory ofFritz SalmenA pioneer industrialist whoin 1924 gave this land to be used as a Boy Scout camp siteDedicated to the development ofgood citizenship of American youth.
This sugar mill operated similarly to other steam-powered mills of the mid 1800's. Molasses was drawn out of raw sugar cane by heating it in five kettles known as the "batterie." The cane juice was transferred from the largest kettle called the "g…
Resting place of pre-Louisiana Purchase colonial settlers, veterans of the War of 1812 and the Civil War, and many men and women of great importance to local and national history.