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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Allen Parish, Louisiana

 
Clickable Map of Allen Parish, Louisiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Allen Parish, LA (15) Beauregard Parish, LA (15) Evangeline Parish, LA (6) Jefferson Davis Parish, LA (3) Rapides Parish, LA (162) Vernon Parish, LA (47)  AllenParish(15) Allen Parish (15)  BeauregardParish(15) Beauregard Parish (15)  EvangelineParish(6) Evangeline Parish (6)  JeffersonDavisParish(3) Jefferson Davis Parish (3)  RapidesParish(162) Rapides Parish (162)  VernonParish(47) Vernon Parish (47)
Oberlin is the parish seat for Allen Parish
Adjacent to Allen Parish, Louisiana
      Beauregard Parish (15)  
      Evangeline Parish (6)  
      Jefferson Davis Parish (3)  
      Rapides Parish (162)  
      Vernon Parish (47)  
 
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1Louisiana, Allen Parish, Elizabeth — SSG Timothy Bruce Cole, Jr. - Bronze Star with ValorKIA June 6, 2007, Ah Sadah, Iraq — Operation Iraqi Freedom —
On Dogwood Street, on the right when traveling north.
On March 5, 2007, three months prior to his death while conducting a dismounted patrol SSG Cole's element came under heavy enemy machine gun fire from the north and west. One of SSG Cole's section members, PFC Finck, was immediately hit after . . . Map (db m125178) HM WM
2Louisiana, Allen Parish, Elizabeth — 16 — Town of ElizabethMyths & Legends - Allen Parish
On Poplar Street near Cedar Street, on the left when traveling south.
Center Panel The Elizabeth Mill During Louisiana's timber boom, the Industrial Lumber Company purchased tens of thousands of acres of virgin pine forests. In 1907 The company founded the town of Elizabeth and began the construction of a . . . Map (db m125179) HM
3Louisiana, Allen Parish, Kinder — 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet
On 9th Street at 4th Street when traveling north on 9th Street.
In Memoriam 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet May 7, 1943 - May 4, 1968Awarded The Congressional Medal of Honor Posthumously by PRESIDENT RICHARD M. NIXON For Conspicuous Gallantry And Willing Sacrifice"Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That A Man . . . Map (db m114501) HM WM
4Louisiana, Allen Parish, Kinder — 1st. Lt. Douglas Bernard FournetB. May 7, 1943 | K.I.A. May 4, 1968 Vietnam
On Kinder Cemetery Road, 1.5 miles north of 6th Street (U.S. 190).
Vietnam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Army during the War in Vietnam as a First Lieutenant in Company B, 1st Battalion 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile). He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery . . . Map (db m133980) HM
5Louisiana, Allen Parish, Kinder — Great Louisiana Maneuvers' Blue Army Headquarters
On Ronald Reagan Highway (U.S. 190) near Ninth Street, on the right when traveling west.
The United States Army GHQ (General Headquarters) Maneuvers of 1941 were held throughout western Louisiana. These important war games helped to prepare the Army for its future involvement in W. W. II. Through mock battles two opposing armies, the . . . Map (db m103110) HM WM
6Louisiana, Allen Parish, Kinder — Kinder War Monument
On 9th Street at 4th Street, on the left when traveling north on 9th Street.
This monument is Dedicated to honor all Who gave their lives in Defense of their countryMap (db m114511) WM
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7Louisiana, Allen Parish, Kinder — Kinder, Louisiana
On U.S. 165 at Third Street (U.S. 190), on the right when traveling south on U.S. 165.
Named for James A. Kinder, who received a homestead certificate for land in 1892. Kansas City, Watkins, and Gulf Railway arrived in 1890. Kinder was incorporated as a village in 1903. Patrick E. Moore served as first mayor.Map (db m103117) HM
8Louisiana, Allen Parish, Kinder — Kinder: The Crossroads to EverywhereMyths & Legends - Allen Parish
On U.S. 165 near 9th Street, on the right when traveling south.
Center Panel People call Kinder "The Crossroads to Everywhere" because of the community's long history as a meeting place where people traded goods and ideas and blended cultural experiences. A Fork in the River Forges Kinder's Future . . . Map (db m201708) HM
9Louisiana, Allen Parish, Kinder — St. Paul Baptist ChurchMoorehead Public School
On Hickory Flat Road, 1.4 miles north of U.S. 165, on the left when traveling north.
This property served as the first African-American school in Allen Parish until 1945. The land was deeded to the church in 1911 by Julian and his wife Modeste Captain. *School established in 1880 with Lawrence Shaw as first teacher. The original . . . Map (db m189219) HM
10Louisiana, Allen Parish, Kinder — 19 — The Coushatta PeopleMyths & Legends - Allen Parish
On U.S. 165, 1 mile north of Clyde Chachere Road, on the right when traveling north.
Main Panel The Coushatta's Migration from Georgia to Louisiana The Coushatta originally lived along the Tennessee River in Georgia and Alabama but migrated to Louisiana beginning in the late 1700s. Led by a leader known as Stilapihkachatta, . . . Map (db m189243) HM
11Louisiana, Allen Parish, Oakdale — Sgt. Leroy Johnson
On East 6th Avenue at 10th Street, in the median on East 6th Avenue.
"Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay his life down for his friend." No more appropriate words could be used than the above in the incident relative to the death of U.S. Army Sgt. Leroy Johnson of Oakdale, La., who covered . . . Map (db m86706) HM WM
12Louisiana, Allen Parish, Oakdale — SSG Timothy B. Cole, Jr.All Gave Some - Some Gave All
On East 6th Avenue near North Canal Street, in the median.
The people of Oakdale, Louisiana, Allen Parish, and VFW Post 3687 dedicate this memorial in honor of SSG Timothy B. Cole, Jr., who sacrificed his life in Ah Sadah, Iraq, for the love of his country and fellow soldiers. Born April 26, 1979 - Died . . . Map (db m86776) WM
13Louisiana, Allen Parish, Oakdale — Vietnam KIA Memorial
On Geroge B. Moward Memorial Highway (State Highway 10) west of 10th Street, on the right when traveling west.
If you love... you will be loyal...no matter what the cost 1 Corinthians 13:7 (TLB) The People of Oakdale, Louisiana dedicate this memorial in honor of our three young soldiers who gave their lives, in the Viet Nam War, for the love . . . Map (db m168586) HM WM
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14Louisiana, Allen Parish, Oakdale — Vietnam Memorial
On East 6th Avenue at 10th Street, in the median on East 6th Avenue.
If you love... you will be loyal...no matter what the cost 1 Corinthians 13:7 (TLB) The people of Oakdale, Louisiana dedicate this memorial in honor of our three young soldiers who gave their lives, in the Viet Nam War, for the . . . Map (db m86777) WM
15Louisiana, Allen Parish, Oberlin — 17 — Oberlin: A Blending of CulturesMyths & Legends - Allen Parish
On 6th Avenue (Louisiana Route 26) at North Sixth Street on 6th Avenue.
Center Panel Oberlin: A Settlement on the Edge of the Prairie Oberlin is located at the edge of the Louisiana prairie. Beyond it, the landscape turns to pine forests:. Positioned as it is, Oberlin stands as a unique mixture of two . . . Map (db m126071) HM
 
 
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Feb. 7, 2023