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Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bliss-Hoyer House

Historic Site

 

Shreveport

 
Bliss-Hoyer House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2019
1. Bliss-Hoyer House Marker
Inscription.  Built 1912 for planter Abel Bliss and wife Nettie Later home to the Hoyer family. Ewald Max Hoyer was first Mayor of Bossier City (1907) but resided in Shreveport afterward. Hugo Hoyer established Centuries Memorial Park. The house was later the residence of Livestock breeder John Kennedy.
 
Erected by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
 
Location. 32° 29.205′ N, 93° 44.906′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Robinson Place and Thornhill Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Robinson Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 902 Robinson Place, Shreveport LA 71104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thornhill (within shouting distance of this marker); Robinson Place (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Josh Logan Home (about 400 feet away); Walker House (about 400 feet away); Files House (about 500 feet away); Barret Place
The Bliss-Hoyer House & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2019
2. The Bliss-Hoyer House & Marker
(about 600 feet away); Trimble House (about 600 feet away); Pine Wold (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
 
More about this marker. The Highland Area Partnership of Shreveport spearheaded the effort to place the signs. Bob Marak designed the signs, the Shreveport City sign shop produced them, Eric J. Brock (historian in Shreveport) wrote the texts. This marker program was sponsored by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau and was coordinated by Eric J. Brock, local historian, and Robert J. Marak The project included many historic sites already marked by the state of Louisiana and resulted in 142 markers placed in the Shreveport-Bossier area.
 
Also see . . .  Biography on Ewald Max Hoyer (c. 1863 – August 11, 1957). (Submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 98 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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