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Jefferson Davis Parish Louisiana Historical Markers

 
Le Premier Puits de Pétrole Marker image, Touch for more information
April 28, 2017
Le Premier Puits de Pétrole Marker
Louisiana (Jefferson Davis Parish), Jennings — Le Premier Puits de Pétrole
Le 21 septembre 1901 á Evangéline, á 5 milles au nord-est, le forage du puits no. 1 Jules Clement de la compagnie "Jennings Oil" fut terminé par W. Scott Heywood et ses associés. C'est ainsi que commença l'importante industrie louisianaise du . . . — Map (db m103076) HM
Louisiana (Jefferson Davis Parish), Welsh — Early Cattle Industry
(side one – English) Long-horned Spanish cattle introduced by Aroyelles Indians long before the French arrived on the scene; used as foundation stock by pioneers. Acadians and others settled area, 1760’s; developed vacheries . . . — Map (db m117353) HM

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