On South Montpelier Road (State Highway 43) at West Murray Street, on the left when traveling south on South Montpelier Road.
Town incorporated in 1953; first mayor was Grady Stewart. Railroad (B.R.H.& E.) established Albany in 1907-08. Crossed by old north-south Turnpike Road from Springfield to Natchez, MS. On portion of Spanish Headright granted to Nancy Setton in 1801. — — Map (db m87573) HM
On State Highway 43 at Interstate 12, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 43.
Known as Arpadhon, area is site of largest rural Hungarian settlement in U.S. Settlers attracted here in 1896 by Charles Brakenridge lumber mill. People bought cut-over timber land to farm and raise strawberries. — — Map (db m87550) HM
On Mayor Herbert Hoover Avenue at Government Drive, on the right when traveling south on Mayor Herbert Hoover Avenue.
Mineral spring area near here owned by William Denham 1829-1855. Hotel near the springs built prior to the Civil War. Hill’s Springs post office renamed Denham Springs in 1898. The village was incorporated in 1903. — — Map (db m86398) HM
On State Highway 16, 0.3 miles north of Griffin Lane, on the left when traveling north.
Oldest in Livingston Parish. Organized in April 1837. First church was log cabin about 3 miles south of here. Frame church built at this site in 1859 on 4 acres of land. 1918 and 1955 larger churches built. Thomas M. Bond first pastor. — — Map (db m85155) HM
Near North Range Avenue (State Highway 16) north of Centerville Street NW, on the left when traveling south.
This small “pocket” park was renovated by the Denham Springs Main
Street organization and community partners. Members of the Denham
Springs Fine Arts Association painted the mural using photographs circa
1800s showing people drawing . . . — — Map (db m145943) HM
On North Range Avenue (State Highway 16) at Lockhart Road (State Highway 1026), on the right when traveling north on North Range Avenue.
William Oscar Osgood and his wife, Clara Rheams, owned and ran the Osgood General Merchandise Store on this corner for most of the first half of the 20th century, until it changed hands in 1943. The store was the center of a thriving community long . . . — — Map (db m189178) HM
On State Highway 16 at Brignac Lane, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 16.
"La Cote Francaise." Settled in 1800 via Amite River by French, German, and Italian "emigres." Jovial Creole culture was unique. Cypress sawmills, trapping, shingle making, farms and steamboat service once thrived here. — — Map (db m87501) HM
On State Highway 1036, 1 mile south of Durbin Lane, on the right when traveling south.
Organized in 1856. Existing building constructed in 1898. Oldest Baptist church building in Livingston Parish. Drinking water furnished by ground water spring. Surrounding area settled by Anglo-Saxon Protestants in 1800's. — — Map (db m88223) HM
On State Highway 42, 0.1 miles west of Red Oak Road, on the left when traveling west.
Locally known by the above name, although the post office was named Springville. Served as parish seat, 1881 to 1941. Site of first electrocution in the state in 1941. Van Buren, the first parish seat, 1832-35, was on the east bank. — — Map (db m87787) HM
On State Highway 22, 0.1 miles east of Picou Road, on the left when traveling north.
Surrounded by Lake Maurepas, the Amite River, Bayou Pierre, the Petite Amite, and Blind River. Lake named by Iberville in 1699 for Comte de Maurepas. Area settled by French, Spanish, and German immigrants. — — Map (db m87502) HM
On State Highway 42 west of Route 16, on the right when traveling east.
Originally a Spanish settlement and early port on Amite River route from Mississippi River via Bayou Manchac. First called Scivicque's Ferry for Vincent Scivicque, native of Italy. Parish seat 1872-1881. — — Map (db m86003) HM
Near State Highway 16 south of Davidson Street, on the right when traveling north.
Originally a Spanish settlement and early port on Amite River route from Mississippi River via Bayou Manchac. First called Scivicque's Ferry for Vincent Scivicque, native of Italy. Parish seat 1872-1881 — — Map (db m96055) HM
On Carter Cemetery Road at Carter Trace (Route 1038), on the right when traveling east on Carter Cemetery Road.
A Spanish land grant acquired by James Rheims in 1804. Thomas Freeman, fmc, built "Sycamore" 1817-1820.
Colonel William Breed, first sheriff of Livingston Parish, purchased estate in 1838.
George Richardson acquired the property in 1856, . . . — — Map (db m86010) HM
On Main Street (Route 42) at Walnut Street (Louisiana Highway 22), on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
Oldest town in Livingston Parish. Incorporated in 1838. Named for abundant ground water springs. Connected to old Natchez Trace. Site of a Spanish fort about 1800. Parish seat from 1835-1872. Old courthouse still stands. — — Map (db m87537) HM
On Main Street (State Highway 42) 0.2 miles west of Walnut Street (Route 22), on the right when traveling west.
In memory of Sallie Martinez Martin, for the dedication of this cannon on December 16, 2006, in honor of her great-grandfather, Johann Dreystadt, and the preservation of the history of Springfield, LA. Johann was born December 23, 1831 in . . . — — Map (db m86019) HM
On Main Street (State Highway 42) at Elizabeth Coxe Street, on the left on Main Street.
Situated on El Camino Real (King's Highway), now LA Hwy 22, during Spanish reign (1783-1810). Site of stockade or small fort. In 1810 revolt against Spain, residents led by William Cooper remained loyal to Spanish authority. However, rebels led by . . . — — Map (db m86020) HM
On Weiss Road (State Highway 63) 0.7 miles east of Walker Road North (State Highway 447), on the left when traveling east.
Organized September 11, 1854, by elders J.L. Simpson and George H. Washington. Oldest church in the old 8th Ward. Church was a public school in early 1900's. Destroyed by storms in 1908-1909. Served by Old Fields P.O. 1856-1935. — — Map (db m85061) HM
On Florida Boulevard (U.S. 190) at Aster Street, on the right when traveling east on Florida Boulevard.
Originally named Milton Old Field for Michael Milton who claimed land in 1853. Walker post office established in 1856. Named for Wm. E. Walker, MD, state legislator and organizer of Co. D 16th LA Inf., CSA. Town incorporated in 1909. — — Map (db m88243) HM
On State Highway 1019 at Bend Road (State Highway 1020), on the left when traveling north on State Highway 1019.
The Amite River Phase (4000-1500 B.C.) of the Archaic Period was a local variation of a pre-ceramic Indian culture in the area. Gravel lured Indians to the Amite River, which today remains important for this resource. — — Map (db m86004) HM
On Old LA. Highway 16 (State Road 3285) north of Springfield Road (State Highway 1019), on the left when traveling north.
First official post office established near this site, February 20, 1894. Named after first postmaster, George W. Watson, whose family owned land that is now the center of Watson. — — Map (db m108981) HM