“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 Lecompte, Louisiana

Clickable Map of Rapides 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> Rapides Parish, LA (182) Allen Parish, LA (15) Avoyelles Parish, LA (99) Evangeline Parish, LA (6) Grant Parish, LA (16) LaSalle Parish, LA (2) Natchitoches Parish, LA (103) Vernon Parish, LA (53)  RapidesParish(182) Rapides Parish (182)  AllenParish(15) Allen Parish (15)  AvoyellesParish(99) Avoyelles Parish (99)  EvangelineParish(6) Evangeline Parish (6)  GrantParish(16) Grant Parish (16)  LaSalleParish(2) La Salle Parish (2)  NatchitochesParish(103) Natchitoches Parish (103)  VernonParish(53) Vernon Parish (53)
Alexandria is the parish seat for Rapides Parish
Lecompte is in Rapides Parish
      Rapides Parish (182)  
      Allen Parish (15)  
      Avoyelles Parish (99)  
      Evangeline Parish (6)  
      Grant Parish (16)  
      La Salle Parish (2)  
      Natchitoches Parish (103)  
      Vernon Parish (53)  
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1 Louisiana, Rapides Parish, Lecompte — Dr. Whitehead's Medical Office
Dr. Charles Poston Whitehead was born on January 1, 1848 in Winchester County, Kentucky. He graduated from medical school at the University of New York in 1870 and interned at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. He settled in Lake Providence . . . Map (db m227411) HM
2 Louisiana, Rapides Parish, Lecompte — Lecompte High SchoolNational Register of Historic Places 1992
Built in 1924, the Lecompte High School is a significant historic landmark of Bayou Boeuf. It's Neo-Classical style was designed by architect Scott Yeager, Jr., built by general contractor W. J. Quick. Lecompte High served the educational needs of . . . Map (db m124011) HM
3 Louisiana, Rapides Parish, Lecompte — Meeker Sugar Refinery Gears
These solid iron gears were moved here from the old sugar refinery at Meeker, LA during the mid-1980s. The old sugar mill was built in 1912 and closed in 1981. It was a cooperative enterprise with various local farmers as its shared owners. For . . . Map (db m227362) HM
4 Louisiana, Rapides Parish, Lecompte — Potter's Grocery
This little one room store belonged to Mr. Isaac "Ike" Potter, a life-long resident of Lecompte. He was born in July 1895 and died in October 1972. He opened the store in the early 1950s after he retired as a mechanic from Roby Motor Company in . . . Map (db m227522) HM
5 Louisiana, Rapides Parish, Lecompte — Smith's Landing
A trading post developed at this site on Bayou Boeuf in the early nineteenth century was known as White's Landing. The landing was well used, but the bayou was an unreliable means of transportation for planters to get their crops to market due to . . . Map (db m116035) HM
6 Louisiana, Rapides Parish, Lecompte — The Name Lecompte
In 1854 the residents of Smith's Landing, a small trading post on historic Bayou Boeuf renamed their settlement LECOMTE for a famous horse. LECOMTE was owned by Thomas Jefferson and Montfort Wells, area plantation owners. LECOMTE won his first race . . . Map (db m87236) HM
7 Louisiana, Rapides Parish, Lecompte — Town of Lecompte
Lecompte began as a trading post on land claimed by Pascogoula Biloxi Indian Tribes living along Bayou Boeuf. Two area men, Fulton and Miller, traded extensively with the Indians who became indebted to them. To pay the debt the tribes agreed to . . . Map (db m116034) HM
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Feb. 28, 2024