February throughout the years!
Feb. 2, 1933: Crowds gathered for the dedication of Barksdale Field (now Barksdale Air Force Base). Published; The Bossier Banner, Feb. 9, 1933.
Happy 85th Anniversary!
For all military personnel - past, present and future, thank you for your service!
|Neil Yarborough Collection: |
2006.034.016 - Dedication Day
Feb. 16, 1893: Mrs. H.N. Sibley's Valentine's Day gift, a 10 pound baby boy!
|Bossier Banner: Feb. 16, 1893|
Feb. 24, 1843: Bossier Parish was carved from Claiborne Parish and was officially created February 24, 1843, when Governor Alexandre Mouton signed Act 33 into law.
Pierre Evariste Jean-Baptiste Bossier (1797-1844), he is the namesake of Bossier Parish.
Feb. 26, 1920: The boys of Benton High School took interest in “Bird life” and organized an Audubon Society for the Benton community.
|Bossier Banner: Feb. 26, 1920|
|Benton High Class 1926-1927|
2014.048.001 Louise Graham Collection