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Historical Markers in Effie, Louisiana

 
Clickable Map of Avoyelles 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 Avoyelles Parish, LA (96) Catahoula Parish, LA (14) Concordia Parish, LA (28) Evangeline Parish, LA (6) LaSalle Parish, LA (2) Pointe Coupee Parish, LA (20) Rapides Parish, LA (157) St. Landry Parish, LA (65) West Feliciana Parish, LA (19)  AvoyellesParish(96) Avoyelles Parish (96)  CatahoulaParish(14) Catahoula Parish (14)  ConcordiaParish(28) Concordia Parish (28)  EvangelineParish(6) Evangeline Parish (6)  LaSalleParish(2) La Salle Parish (2)  PointeCoupeeParish(20) Pointe Coupee Parish (20)  RapidesParish(157) Rapides Parish (157)  St.LandryParish(65) St. Landry Parish (65)  WestFelicianaParish(19) West Feliciana Parish (19)
Marksville is the parish seat for Avoyelles Parish
Effie is in Avoyelles Parish
      Avoyelles Parish (96)  
ADJACENT TO AVOYELLES PARISH
      Catahoula Parish (14)  
      Concordia Parish (28)  
      Evangeline Parish (6)  
      La Salle Parish (2)  
      Pointe Coupee Parish (20)  
      Rapides Parish (157)  
      St. Landry Parish (65)  
      West Feliciana Parish (19)  
 
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1Louisiana (Avoyelles Parish), Effie — Centerpoint
Centerpoint, Louisiana was first settled in the early 1800's. It derives its name from being the center of Ward One in Avoyelles Parish. Many of the descendants of the early settlers of Centerpoint would come to settle in Effie.Map (db m110627) HM
2Louisiana (Avoyelles Parish), Effie — Effie
Effie, Louisiana was established around 1898. The area was known as "Point Maigre" by early settlers. Benjamin F. Garlington became postmaster and renamed the area, "Effie", after his daughter. He ran the post office out of his house near this . . . Map (db m110602) HM
3Louisiana (Avoyelles Parish), Effie — Senator Dayton C. McCann
Born 4-23-1914 to William Archie & Cedonia (Sayes) McCann Served his country 1940-1944 World War II Pacific Theater AAC Reconnaissance Pilot Active State & Local politics State Representative 1944-1948 LA. State Senator 1952-1956 Owner Avoyelles . . . Map (db m110657) HM
4Louisiana (Avoyelles Parish), Effie — State Champions 1985
On May 11, 1985, Lafargue High School's baseball team became the Louisiana State Champion of Class B. Other highlights were a District 9-B Championship and an undefeated season. It was the greatest athletic accomplishment of Lafargue High School in . . . Map (db m110934) HM
5Louisiana (Avoyelles Parish), Effie — Vick
Vick, Louisiana was established around 1896. The postmaster was Joe Berlin, the son of the first settler of Vick, George Berlin. Joe would name the area "Vick" after his wife Victoria. Vick is well known for its rich farm land.Map (db m110610) HM
 
 
 
 
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Nov. 28, 2022