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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJV_st-rosalie-cemetery_Kenner-LA.html
St. Rosalie Cemetery. . Established by the Fratellanza Italiana di Mutua Beneficenza Di Santa Rosalia in 1915. The organization, during a special meeting held on October 17, 1915, authorized the purchase of arpent lots 138 and 139 from Michele C…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CIT_huey-p-long-bridge-louisiana_New-Orleans-LA.html
Huey P. Long Bridge, Louisiana. . This structure is a combination railroad and highway bridge. Designed by the firm of Modjeski, Masters and Chase, with foundation recommendations by Dr. Karl Terzaghi. It was the first bridge to span the Mississi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CIS_whitehall-plantation-home_Jefferson-LA.html
Whitehall Plantation Home. . Built in 1857 for Fran├žois Pascalis de Labarre IV. Occupied by Union Troops during the Civil War. After 1892 was a gambling casino, Jesuit retreat house and St. Agnes Church. Magnolia School since 1935. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CIR_grabow-riot_DeRidder-LA.html
Grabow Riot. . At this site, on July 7, 1912, a violent confrontation occurred between the Galloway Lumber Company and the Brotherhood of Timber Workers. The riot left 4 men dead and an estimated 50 men wounded. It was the defining event in the…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CI3_camp-claiborne_Forest-Hill-LA.html
Camp Claiborne. . At this site on May 7 1942 Sergeant Alvin C York the most decorated Soldier of WWI addressed the 82nd Infantry Division under the command of General Omar Bradley. The division would later become the 82nd Airborne Division and fu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CI2_shady-grove-school-community-building_DeRidder-LA.html
Shady Grove School, also, Community Building. Built 1919-used as a school until 1928. Bought by community families to be used for cultural and social activities. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places December 2002. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CI1_ssg-timothy-bruce-cole-jr-bronze-star-with-valor_Elizabeth-LA.html
SSG Timothy Bruce Cole, Jr. - Bronze Star with Valor. . On March 5, 2007, three months prior to his death while conducting a dismounted patrol SSG Cole's element came under heavy enemy machine gun fire from the north and west. One of SSG Cole's s…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CI0_old-confederate-military-road_Pitkin-LA.html
Old Confederate Military Road. . In 1862, when Federal troops captured New Orleans and blockaded the mouth of the Mississippi River, Confederate forces under Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor established headquarters in central Louisiana where they succes…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CHC_first-united-methodist-church_Pineville-LA.html
First United Methodist Church. . 1802-1806 First Circuit Riders (ministers) began work in Louisiana. . 1811 Rapides Circuit formed - Miles Harper presiding Elder. . 1814 John Shrock began work in Rapides area of Louisiana. . 1817 Ashley Hewit…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CHB_camp-claiborne_Forest-Hill-LA.html
Camp Claiborne. . (Activated Oct. 1940 - Deactivated Dec. 1945) . Camp Claiborne was named for William C. C. Claiborne, first governor of the state of Louisiana. The camp was part of the 8th Service Command. It was also home for the US Army's 34…
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