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Pollock, Louisiana Historical Markers

 
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May 20, 2018
Oction House Marker
Louisiana (Grant Parish), Pollock — Oction House
Oction House is the oldest remaining residence in the Town of Pollock. Composed of two separate houses, its rear addition contains the original house, a Louisiana galleried cottage built circa 1861 by Levi B. Parker. Parker built his one-room . . . — Map (db m118129) HM
Louisiana (Grant Parish), Pollock — Pollock School
The first school in Pollock was established in 1893-1894. The Rev. Frank Brian, a minister and state senator was hired by the students' parents to serve as the first instructor. Located near the business district, the first school building was . . . — Map (db m135983) HM
Louisiana (Grant Parish), Pollock — Town of Pollock
Indians once roamed the land of crystal streams. Then came pioneer farmers and called it Oction. In 1889 Jay Gould, Wall Street tycoon, built the Iron Mountain Railroad through here. In 1892 he built the Big Creek Sawmill, the largest pine sawmill . . . — Map (db m117813) HM
Louisiana (Grant Parish), Pollock — Welcome to Pollock Home of the Dogwood Festival
Native Americans first roamed this area of virgin pines and crystal streams. Then it was named Oction by early pioneer settlers. The Civil War Battle at Oction Hill occurred here in 1864. In 1889, Jay Gould, business tycoon and railroad magnate, . . . — Map (db m117582) HM

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