Rodessa in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South-Central)
Later Rodessa "History"
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Location. 32° 58.434′ N, 93° 59.782′ W. Marker is in Rodessa, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is on West Front Street (State Highway 1) 0.2 miles north of Main Street (State Highway 168), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Discovery-Rodessa Oil Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bessie Coleman (approx. 13.8 miles away in Texas); Lynn Plantation (approx. 15.6 miles away); Cedar Bluff Ferry (approx. 16.6 miles away).
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1. Frog Level - Concrete Frogs. Perched on two brick columns are two very large green frogs made of concrete, one is named "ALABAMA" the other named "GEORGIA". The frogs commemorate those who came from Georgia and Alabama and settled in the area. The city of Rodessa named in 1896, took over two smaller nearby communities - Spoonful and Frog Level, named for the noise of the frogs in a nearby pond. The idea for the monument came from Rodessa's mayor, Noah Tyson. The sculptures cost about $2,700 and were donated by the Fix-It-Well Company. (Submitted on January 5, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Rodessa Oilfield. The Rodessa oilfield extends from western Louisiana across the southeastern corner of Cass County and into the northeastern corner of Marion County. Drilling on the Texas side of the field began on December 24, 1936, with the completion of the R. W. Norton No. 1, Haywood well in Cass County and was (Submitted on January 5, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 5, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.