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Near Homer in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

White Lightning

 

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White Lightning Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Wesley Harris, July 2, 2021
1. White Lightning Road Marker
Inscription.  Nickname for this infamous winding road. The site of numerous illegal stills and moonshining before, during, and even after prohibition.
 
Erected 2021 by Center for Louisiana Studies, William C. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 109.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 32° 42.792′ N, 92° 55.4′ W. Marker is near Homer, Louisiana, in Claiborne Parish. Marker is at the intersection of White Lightning Road (Louisiana Route 146/518) and State Park Road, on the right when traveling west on White Lightning Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Homer LA 71040, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. John Colored School (approx. 4½ miles away); Arizona Academy Site (approx. 5½ miles away); Site of Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 6.4 miles away); T. H. Harris (approx. 7 miles away); Russellville (approx. 7 miles away); Claiborne Parish Court House (approx. 9.4
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Photographed By Wesley Harris, June 30, 2021
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miles away); Claiborne Parish War Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away); Sheriff Pat Garrett (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Homer.
 
Also see . . .  William G. Pomeroy Foundation website about marker. (Submitted on August 23, 2021.)
 
Additional keywords. moonshiners
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2021, by Wesley Harris of Ruston, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 23, 2021, by Wesley Harris of Ruston, Louisiana.   2. submitted on August 24, 2021, by Wesley Harris of Ruston, Louisiana. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 1, 2022