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Historical Markers in Beauregard Parish, Louisiana

Clickable Map of Beauregard Parish, Louisiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Beauregard Parish, LA (15) Allen Parish, LA (15) Calcasieu Parish, LA (48) Jefferson Davis Parish, LA (3) Vernon Parish, LA (47) Newton County, TX (25)  BeauregardParish(15) Beauregard Parish (15)  AllenParish(15) Allen Parish (15)  CalcasieuParish(48) Calcasieu Parish (48)  JeffersonDavisParish(3) Jefferson Davis Parish (3)  VernonParish(47) Vernon Parish (47)  NewtonCountyTexas(25) Newton County (25)
DeRidder is the parish seat for Beauregard Parish
Adjacent to Beauregard Parish, Louisiana
      Allen Parish (15)  
      Calcasieu Parish (48)  
      Jefferson Davis Parish (3)  
      Vernon Parish (47)  
      Newton County, Texas (25)  
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1Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, DeRidder — 22 — DeRidder - The Sawmill HubMyths & Legends - Beauregard Parish
On South Washington Street at West 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on South Washington Street.
(center panel) Climbing roses and vine covered trellises, along with flowering plants adorned the yards of the 125 tenant houses that were built by the Hudson Lumber Com0any in 1903. The subsidiary sawmill was built by Long Bell Lumber . . . Map (db m109521) HM
2Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, DeRidder — Grabow Riot
On Grabow Road, 0.7 miles west of State Road 3099, on the right when traveling west.
At this site, on July 7, 1912, a violent confrontation occurred between the Galloway Lumber Company and the Brotherhood of Timber Workers. The riot left 4 men dead and an estimated 50 men wounded. It was the defining event in the attempt to . . . Map (db m125227) HM
3Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, DeRidder — Sam Houston JonesGovernor of Louisiana — 1940 - 1944 —
On South Washington Street south of Ronald Reagan Highway (U.S. 190), on the left when traveling south.
Sam Houston Jones (1897 -1978) was born in Merryville and spent his youth in DeRidder. He is the only native of Beauregard Parish ever elected Governor of Louisiana. Jones graduated from DeRidder High School in 1915. He then enrolled at Louisiana . . . Map (db m140517) HM
4Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, DeRidder — Shady Grove School/Community Building
On State Highway 26 at Don Gray Road, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 26.
Built 1919-used as a school until 1928. Bought by community families to be used for cultural and social activities. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places December 2002.Map (db m125177) HM
5Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, Deridder — The Old Confederate Military Road1862-1865
On U.S. 190, 0.6 miles north of Hauser Road, on the right when traveling north. Reported missing.
In 1862, when Federal troops captured New Orleans and blockaded the mouth of the Mississippi River, Taylor's army, then in Central Louisiana, retreated from Bank's army and it became necessary to furnish them with supplies. For this purpose a . . . Map (db m176941) HM
6Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, DeRidder — World War II DeRidder Army Air Base Memorial
On Ronald Reagan Highway (U.S. 190) west of Blue Ridge Drive, on the right when traveling east.
Erected in memory of United States Army Air Force personnel who lost their lives in training accidents at the DeRidder Army Airport and Gunnery Range, 1942-45.Map (db m124846) HM
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7Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, Dry Creek — 13 — Old CampgroundMyths & Legends - Beauregard Parish
On Old Campground Cemetery Road, 0.5 miles east of Pentecostal Church Road (Parish Highway 370).
Main Panel A Waypoint through the Years Old Campground stands near an ancient ford (a shallow place with good footing where a waterway can be crossed) on Sugar Creek, and the proximity of Old Campground to this ford is not a coincidence, . . . Map (db m189246) HM
8Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, Longville — Longville, LouisianaEstablished 1906
On Longville Road (Parish Road 217) east of Cedar Street, on the right when traveling east.
In 1906, the Long Bell Lumber Company of Kansas City, Missouri, under the leadership of Robert A. Long, began building a premier sawmill at Longville, Louisiana. The steam driven sawmill could cut 350,000 feet of lumber per day. Long- Bell also . . . Map (db m140558) HM
9Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, Merryville — Atŕkapa Trace Junctionwŕnne tol hokínul — "roads join together" ...Atŕkapa —
On Ronald Reagan Highway (U.S. 190) at State Highway 111, on the right when traveling west on Ronald Reagan Highway.
Portion of historical Atákapa trails connecting their S.E. Texas bands ("Sunset People") to S.W. Louisiana bands ("Sunrise People"), especially the Opelousa band. Composed of six bands, the "Atákapas", a Choctaw name, called themselves . . . Map (db m136964) HM
10Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, Merryville — Burk's Log Cabin1883
On North Railroad Avenue at Main Street, on the right when traveling west on North Railroad Avenue.
. . . Map (db m136678) HM
11Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, Merryville — 68 — Leather BritchesLegends & Lore
On North Railrod Avenue at Museum Drive, on the right when traveling west on North Railrod Avenue.
Alias of Charles Smith. Sharpshooting outlaw who fought in 1912 Grabow Labor Riot. Killed during ambush. Buried face down.Map (db m175160) HM
12Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, Merryville — Sam Houston Jones
On North Railrod Avenue west of Museum Drive, on the right when traveling west.
Birthplace July 15, 1897 LA Governor (1940-1944) He defeated Louisiana's "Long Machine" and delivered an honest administration. He restored respect for Louisiana.Map (db m175163) HM
13Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, Merryville — Site of the Coushatta Indian Village
On Ronald Reagan Highway (U.S. 190) at North Bryan Street, on the right when traveling east on Ronald Reagan Highway.
In the early 1800s members of the Coushatta Indian tribe, led by their chief, Red Shoes, settled in and around the present town of Merryville, where Indian mounds, shards and arrow heads have been found. Being near the Spanish Territory provided . . . Map (db m136681) HM
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14Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, Merryville — The Atakapa-Coushatta TraceMyths and Legends - Beauregard Parish
On North Bryan Street at U.S. 190 on North Bryan Street.
Center Panel The Atakapa-Ishak (uh-TAK-uh-paw ee-SHAK) are a band of Indians that inhabited all of southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas for centuries prior to European settlement of the region. The huge area was inhabited by six bands of . . . Map (db m211081) HM
15Louisiana, Beauregard Parish, Sugartown — Old Camp Ground CemeteryEstablished in the 1820's
On Old Camp Ground Cemetery Road, 1 mile east of Pentecostal Church Road.
A memorial to the pioneers of Sugartown (early outpost of Southwest Louisiana), whose courage and fortitude helped subdue the historic "Neutral Territory" of the Sabine-Rio Hondo Strip, claimed and contended for by four nations - France, Spain, . . . Map (db m124845) HM
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Mar. 28, 2023