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Rosepine in Vernon Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Rosepine, Louisiana

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2017
1. Rosepine, Louisiana Marker
Inscription. Incorporated December 24, 1902 by proclamation of Governor William Wright Heard. Town established on Sections 3 and 4 of Township 25, Range 9W. During the Vernon Parish lumber boom, Rosepine consisted of a school, drugstore, barbershop, two churches, three grocery stores, three restaurants, and seven saloons. J.J. Gryer elected first mayor in 1902. Succeeding mayors include:

Thomas Allen 1906
E.Z. Sumrall 1907
J.E. Williams 1908
Thomas Allen 1909
John T. Cupit 1950
J.B Hall 1962-1997
 
Location. 30° 55.148′ N, 93° 16.934′ W. Marker is in Rosepine, Louisiana, in Vernon Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Johnnie B Hall Memorial Highway (U.S. 171) and Evans Street, on the right when traveling north on Johnnie B Hall Memorial Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rosepine LA 70659, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. DeRidder - The Sawmill Hub (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Seventh Armored Division (approx. 9.4 miles away); Peason Ridge Heritage Families (approx. 9.8 miles away); Camp Polk Heritage Families (approx. 9.8 miles
Rosepine, Louisiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2017
2. Rosepine, Louisiana Marker
away); 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) (approx. 9.8 miles away); Second Brigade Soldiers (approx. 9.8 miles away); Global War on Terrorism Monument (approx. 9.9 miles away); Fort Polk (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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