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Moncla in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Moncla

 
 
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August 31, 2019
1. Moncla Marker
Inscription.  
Colonized in the late 1700s.
Named for
Dr. Joseph Thibault Moncla
1806-1883

Emigrant of Moncla, France, and husband of Arsene Bordelon. This settlement, on the south bank of the Red River, included a ferry, stagecoach stop, steamboat landing, warehouse, sawmill, cotton gin, general store, school and church. Moncla Post Office was established in 1896.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 31° 11.945′ N, 92° 7.085′ W. Marker is in Moncla, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on Old Moncla Road near Chauffpied Elmer Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marksville LA 71351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Senator Dayton C. McCann (approx. 3.4 miles away); Vick (approx. 3.4 miles away); Effie (approx. 3.4 miles away); Centerpoint (approx. 3.4 miles away); State Champions 1985
Moncla Marker image. Click for full size.
August 30, 2019
2. Moncla Marker
(approx. 3.4 miles away); Dupuis-Mims Home (approx. 5.1 miles away); Poste Des Avoyelles (approx. 5.1 miles away); Carlos De Grandpré Home Site (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 151 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 1, 2019.
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