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

Clickable Map of Ouachita 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> Ouachita Parish, LA (20) Caldwell Parish, LA (5) Jackson Parish, LA (2) Lincoln Parish, LA (62) Morehouse Parish, LA (4) Richland Parish, LA (4) Union Parish, LA (2)  OuachitaParish(20) Ouachita Parish (20)  CaldwellParish(5) Caldwell Parish (5)  JacksonParish(2) Jackson Parish (2)  LincolnParish(62) Lincoln Parish (62)  MorehouseParish(4) Morehouse Parish (4)  RichlandParish(4) Richland Parish (4)  UnionParish(2) Union Parish (2)
Monroe is the parish seat for Ouachita Parish
Adjacent to Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
      Caldwell Parish (5)  
      Jackson Parish (2)  
      Lincoln Parish (62)  
      Morehouse Parish (4)  
      Richland Parish (4)  
      Union Parish (2)  
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1 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Indian Village — Indian Village
On this site granted by the Spanish Government dwelled Tusquahoma, Chief of a Choctaw Indian tribe of fifty families, from about 1785 to 1825 when the land was sold and the tribe moved westMap (db m150283) HM
2 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Indian Village — Indian Village
On this site, granted by the Spanish government, dwelled Tusquahoma, chief of a Choctaw Indian tribe of fifty families, from about 1785 to 1820, when the land was sold to Stephen Maddox and the tribe moved west.Map (db m150932) HM
3 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Logtown — Filhiol MoundAncient Mounds Trail
Filhiol Mound is a 7-foot-tall platform mound that measures 98 by 98 feet at the base. It was built in two episodes. The first episode was completed around AD 700. An Indian village extended from the mound to the Ouachita River. An . . . Map (db m150313) HM
4 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Monroe — Art Alley
In 2008, armed with vision and an entrepreneurial spirit, Brad Arender, Alan Brockman & Edmund Williamson, combined their resources and talents to create Monroe’s first Gallery Crawl on this very street. Success was nearly immediate. The movement . . . Map (db m169460) HM
5 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Monroe — Claire Lee Chennault
Claire Lee Chennault 1893 1958 Lieutenant General United States Air Force Senior Adviser Chinese Air Force Academy 1937-1941 Commander, Ameriean Volunteer Group, CAF 1941 1942 Commanding General, 14th Air Force, USAF 1942-1945 . . . Map (db m133783) HM
6 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Monroe — Fort Miro
Original stockade built on this site in 1790 by Commandant Jean Filhiol and Lieut. Joseph de la Baume of Ouachita District. Half of timbers furnished by officers; half by garrison and settlers.Map (db m104789) HM
7 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Monroe — Monroe Residential Historic District
This excellent example of an early twentieth century neighborhood, consisting of over six hundred structures in a variety of architectural styles including Colonial/Georgian Revival, Spanish Mission, English Cottage, and Bungalows, was placed . . . Map (db m150237) HM
8 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Monroe — OH-6 Cayuse Helicopter
COMBAT HISTORY This helicopter was known as a Light Observation Helicopter ("Loach") and saw a lot of action during the Viet Nam War. When used for search operations it normally carried no attached armament. Most of the time the gunner in . . . Map (db m133736) HM
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9 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Monroe — Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial
In Memory Of All Veterans Serving In Opertion Iraqi Freedom For Those Returned Thank You God For Those Who Died Glory Forever God For Those Still Missing Please God In Memory of Our Fallen Soldiers From Ouachita Parish Chad Wayne Powell Matthew . . . Map (db m150056) WM
10 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Monroe — Prairie des Canots Seat of Justice
This marker is placed by Fort Miro Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, on property donated as a seat of justice by Don Juan Filhiol in 1816 out of his plantation at the Prairie des Canots.Map (db m150058) HM
11 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Monroe — Selman Field1942-1945
Dedicated - With Everlasting Gratitude- To all personnel, military and civilian, who served at Selman Field and made possible the training of over 5,000 navigators who flew in every theater of operation in World War II. In 1942 Selman . . . Map (db m133989) HM
12 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Monroe — Selman Field Navigator Memorial
During World War II, the Army Air Corps, later known as the Army Air Forces, operated a navigation training school in Monroe at Selman Field. The name of the field was taken from that of the airport on whose site it was built. The name honors the . . . Map (db m134236) HM WM
13 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Monroe — St. Matthew Catholic Church
. . . Map (db m150279) HM
14 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Monroe — The Monroe Monarchs
One half mile North. The Monroe Monarchs played Negro League baseball in what was known as Casino Park. Owned by local oil and machine works businessman, Fred A. Stovall, the Monarchs became champions of the Negro Southern League in 1932 . . . Map (db m133753) HM
15 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, West Monroe — Don Juan Filhiol Historic Preservation District
Near this marker stood the plantation home of the French couple Jean Baptiste and Francois Poiret Filhiol. Arriving in the area shortly after their marriage in 1780, they were among the first settlers to come to this area. This site was a part of . . . Map (db m150385) HM
16 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, West Monroe — First Southern Pine Fourdrinier Kraft Linerboard in United States
First Southern Pine Fourdrinier Kraft Linerboard in United States was made here in 1925 by Brown Paper Mill Co. Original paper machine installed in 1924Map (db m133737) HM
17 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, West Monroe — Old Fenner Road
Surveyed about 1830 by John, James, Richard and Sherod, sons of William Fenner. In 1837 Mt. Vernon Church built on road, which ran from the junction of Cheniere Creek and Ouachita River west to Okaloosa over Indian trails.Map (db m150031) HM
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18 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, West Monroe — Restoration Park
This is a most unusual park - with an interesting history. It is an urban wetlands park that also functions as a floodwater detention basin. It is located on the site of a major sand and gravel mining operation that continued for over 50 years. . . . Map (db m150100) HM
19 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, West Monroe — Site of First City Hall of West Monroe
The two-story building, built in 1907-1908 during the administration of Mayor R. L. Rinehart, was designed by William Drago and based upon Old World Dutch architecture. This was evidenced by the interesting and unusual proportions of the . . . Map (db m150081) HM
20 Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, West Monroe — Trenton
The first steamboat came into this area in 1819. Soon after, Trenton became the most important cotton shipping center on the Ouachita River. It was incorporated in 1870. It lost its importance soon after the railroad bridge across the River at . . . Map (db m150011) HM
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Sep. 22, 2023