“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Franklin Parish, Louisiana

Clickable Map of Franklin 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> Franklin Parish, LA (6) Caldwell Parish, LA (5) Catahoula Parish, LA (14) Madison Parish, LA (23) Richland Parish, LA (4) Tensas Parish, LA (20)  FranklinParish(6) Franklin Parish (6)  CaldwellParish(5) Caldwell Parish (5)  CatahoulaParish(14) Catahoula Parish (14)  MadisonParish(23) Madison Parish (23)  RichlandParish(4) Richland Parish (4)  TensasParish(20) Tensas Parish (20)
Winnsboro is the parish seat for Franklin Parish
Adjacent to Franklin Parish, Louisiana
      Caldwell Parish (5)  
      Catahoula Parish (14)  
      Madison Parish (23)  
      Richland Parish (4)  
      Tensas Parish (20)  
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1 Louisiana, Franklin Parish, Gilbert — Bayou Macon Settlements
Beginning with a settlement at Swampers in 1802, farms along Bayou Macon clustered around Osborns (Upper Settlement) and Oakley (Lower Settlement) comprising almost all inhabitants of the eastern portion that became Franklin Parish in 1843. Osborns . . . Map (db m150423) HM
2 Louisiana, Franklin Parish, Gilbert — Lt. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault(1890-1958)
Lt. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault (1890-1958) spent his childhood in Gilbert. He pioneered air pursuit tactics, created and led "The Flying Tigers,” Volunteer Air Forces for China against Japan. Advisor to Chiang Kai-Shek. . . . Map (db m133704) HM
3 Louisiana, Franklin Parish, Winnsboro — Boeuf Prairie Methodist ChurchFort Necessity, Louisiana
Oldest church in Franklin Parish. A campground was established in 1806 at Boeuf Prairie, first permanent settlement in the area, became the site of a true house of worship in 1833. The church served as the courthouse for a time after formation of . . . Map (db m195737) HM
4 Louisiana, Franklin Parish, Winnsboro — Franklin Parish
Franklin Parish was created on March 1, 1843, from portions of Ouachita, Catahoula, and Madison Parishes by Act 41 of the State Legislature sponsored by John Winn. Land for the centrally-located Parish Seat, "Winnsborough," was purchased in 1844 and . . . Map (db m51634) HM
5 Louisiana, Franklin Parish, Winnsboro — Fred Carter, Jr.Winnsboro, LA — 1933-2010 —
A virtuoso guitarist, songwriter, producer, recording artist & rock and roll pioneer. Fred worked with the Louisiana Hayride, The Band, Conway Twitty, Bob Dylan, Johnny & June Carter Cash, Roy Orbison, Simon & Garfunkel, Muddy Waters, Dean . . . Map (db m192981) HM
6 Louisiana, Franklin Parish, Wisner — 4 — Gene KingWisner, LA. June 21, 1954 — "A Musician's Musician" —
Gene, a lifelong resident of Turkey Creek - Wisner, hosted the Franklin & Delta Country Music Oprys. He traveled the globe as bandleader with Roy Clark, Michael Landon, George Goober Lindsey, The Hagar's, Jody Miller & many others. As . . . Map (db m209409) HM
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Jun. 3, 2023