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Morehouse Parish Louisiana Historical Markers

 
Luther E. Hall Marker and Snyder Museum & Art Center. image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
Luther E. Hall Marker and Snyder Museum & Art Center.
Louisiana (Morehouse Parish), Bastrop — Luther E. Hall
Born 1869 near Bastrop. State Senator, 1898-1900; State District Judge, 1900-1906; State Appellate Judge, 1906-1911; Louisiana Governor, 1912-1916; Assistant Attorney General, 1918-1921. Died 1921 and buried in Bastrop cemetery. — Map (db m109234) HM
Louisiana (Morehouse Parish), Bastrop — Morehouse Parish Training School
Site of first school built for Morehouse Parish blacks. Built 1916 through efforts of parish school board and several Bastrop blacks. Subsequent buildings housed Morehouse High School until 1969. — Map (db m109319) HM
Louisiana (Morehouse Parish), Bastrop — Point Pleasant
Here in 1775, Francois Bonaventure, French Indian trader, built a house on 2000~acre tract and named the plantation "Old Cabbins". He was well established when Don Juan Filhoil came into this region. — Map (db m109229) HM
Louisiana (Morehouse Parish), Mer Rouge — "Ben and the Boys" 1856 Ben V. Lily 1936
Like Esau, Jacob's brother of Bible times, Ben Lilly was the ultimate hunter...but never on Sunday. Not one to focus on acquiring "things" and money, Ben acquired knowledge, knowledge about the outdoors and the four-legged challenges he found . . . — Map (db m110174) HM

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