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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana

Clickable Map of Claiborne 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> Claiborne Parish, LA (17) Bienville Parish, LA (8) Lincoln Parish, LA (66) Union Parish, LA (4) Webster Parish, LA (8) Columbia County, AR (5) Union County, AR (15)  ClaiborneParish(17) Claiborne Parish (17)  BienvilleParish(8) Bienville Parish (8)  LincolnParish(66) Lincoln Parish (66)  UnionParish(4) Union Parish (4)  WebsterParish(8) Webster Parish (8)  ColumbiaCountyArkansas(5) Columbia County (5)  UnionCounty(15) Union County (15)
Homer is the parish seat for Claiborne Parish
Adjacent to Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
      Bienville Parish (8)  
      Lincoln Parish (66)  
      Union Parish (4)  
      Webster Parish (8)  
      Columbia County, Arkansas (5)  
      Union County, Arkansas (15)  
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1 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Arcadia — Site of Macedonia Baptist Church1892-1994
This plaque is dedicated to all those who worshipped here. October 1997Map (db m180162) HM
2 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Arizona — Arizona Academy Site
Donated by Joshua Willis to J. W. Nicholson who organized a private school 1867-1869. Was one of the leading academies in the state. Became public school 1910. Nicholson later president of L. S. U. School. Т.Н. Harris a noted graduate.Map (db m138579) HM
3 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Athens — Russellville
Site of parish site of Claiborne Parish from soon after the parish's creation in 1828 until 1836. First parish jail and courthouse constructed 350 yards east of marker. Named for Samuel Russell who donated the land.Map (db m180155) HM
4 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Haynesville — Carter G. Woodson High School1937 - 1970
Haynesville Colored School was built in 1927 on twelve acres of land donated by Verge White. From 1933-1959, the school was named Haynesville Colored High School. The name was changed in 1960 to Carter G. Woodson High School with the class of . . . Map (db m180167) HM
5 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Haynesville — 9 — Potlikker — Hungry for History —
AKA pot liquor. Broth made from boiling greens and pork fat. Fed South's hungry by early 1850s. In 1935, Senator Huey Long praised its value.Map (db m220563) HM
6 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Homer — Claiborne Parish Confederate Monument Reported permanently removed
. . . Map (db m153354) HM
7 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Homer — Claiborne Parish Court House
Built in 1860, this ante-bellum building was the point of departure for Confederate troops during the War Between the States. It is one of the finest examples of Southern expression of Greek Architectural style.Map (db m180237) HM
8 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Homer — Claiborne Parish War Memorial
In Honor of the Brave Men and Women of Clairborne Parish who served in World War I World War II Korean Conflict Vietnam War Desert Storm Gulf WarMap (db m180238) WM
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9 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Homer — Parish Courthouse
Built before 1861, this antebellum building was a point of departure for Confederate troops. It was the site of one or more gun fights during the famous "White Lightning Feud" following the War Between the States.Map (db m223760) HM
10 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Homer — Sheriff Pat Garrett
Patrick Floyd Jarvis Garrett, the legendary lawman credited with killed "Billy the Kid," was born in Chambers County, Alabama on June 5, 1850. His family immigrated to Claiborne Parish in 1853 and established a large plantation on lands surrounding . . . Map (db m180163) HM
11 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Homer — St. John Colored School
On this site in 1916, the St. John community donated land and logs to construct a Rosenwald school building for the negro children of the community. Earlier schools were established at St. John Missionary Baptist and later a small one room . . . Map (db m180161) HM
12 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Homer — T. H. Harris
T. H. Harris Thomas H. Harris served as State Superintendent of Education from 1908 to 1940. His tenure was the longest and, arguably, the most successful in the history of Louisiana education. Under his leadership, Louisiana's public school . . . Map (db m180153) HM
13 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Homer — 109 — White Lightning — Legends & Lore —
Nickname for this infamous winding road. The site of numerous illegal stills and moonshining before, during, and even after prohibition.Map (db m180148) HM
14 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Lisbon — Cane Ridge / James W. Nicholson
Cane Ridge Washington B. Nicholson and Martha Wafer Nicholson arrived in Claiborne Parish in late 1844, and settled at "Parker's Creek," a now-unknown location. In the summer of 1846, they moved to this location, calling it "Cane Ridge." . . . Map (db m221263) HM
15 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Lisbon — Friendship CME Church
From 1965-1937, the Friendship CME Church served as the house of worship in Claiborne Parish where the Claiborne Parish Civic League (CLPL), a local activist organization, met and organized plans to bring fair and just changes throughout the parish . . . Map (db m180149) HM
16 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Summerfield — Scottsville / Corney Bayou
Scottsville In 1847, Benjamin Scott acquired a forty-acre tract of land located here on the east bank of Corney Bayou. It was the era of steamboat travel and this location, previously known as "Corni Bluff," was the northern-most point of . . . Map (db m180967) HM
17 Louisiana, Claiborne Parish, Weldon — 469 — Alabama Methodist Church
Alabama Methodist Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m209818) HM
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Dec. 6, 2023