“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Fishville in Grant Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

The Community of Fishville

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May 20, 2018
1. The Community of Fishville Marker
Fishville has been an area resort since the 1820s. The community began as a summer retreat for residents of Alexandria, escaping the surrounding mosquito-laden river bottoms. One of Fishville's most noted summer residents was nineteenth-century author Timothy Flint whose memoir of Daniel Boone became the basis for many of the legends that surround Boone today. By the mid-twentieth century Fishville had evolved into a regional vacation spot on Big Creek, home to Dean's Hole, Slick's Skating Rink and Store and Ed Hawthorne's Store and Dance Hall.
Erected by The Grant Arts Council in Memory of Neal Tison Curry and Inez Peters.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 31° 31.238′ N, 92° 21.855′ W. Marker is in Fishville, Louisiana, in Grant Parish. Marker is on State Highway 8, 0.2 miles east of Windy Wood Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pollock LA 71467, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to Pollock (approx.
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2˝ miles away); Town of Pollock (approx. 2.7 miles away); Oction House (approx. 2.8 miles away); Pollock School (approx. 2.9 miles away); Prospect School (approx. 9.3 miles away); Tioga Sawmill Commissary (approx. 10.2 miles away); Village of Dry Prong (approx. 10.4 miles away); Louisiana Army National Guard Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 10.7 miles away).
The Community of Fishville Marker image. Click for full size.
May 20, 2018
2. The Community of Fishville Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2018.

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