Bossier Parish History Month
April, throughout the years!
April 1,2018: (Article is from the Bossier Banner; Mar. 27, 1913): The youth of Pine Grove community enjoyed "Easter Egg Hunt" given by Vey Kendrick and Maude Thompson.
|Bossier Banner: Mar. 27, 1913|
Easter Egg Hunt in North Bossier Parish in early 1900s.
Red River Baptist Church Easter Egg Hunt...Carol Young collection
April 6, 1888: Mrs. Julia Rule the secretary of Mayor Currie of Shreveport became the first woman to help drive a golden spike for the Cotton Belt Railroad which marked the completion of this railroad . The celebrations were held in Bossier Parish and Shreveport. Mrs. Rule was also a pioneer for women's rights, and columnist for “The Pansy” published in “The Times”
|April 6, 1888: The Daily Commonwealth (Topeka, Kansas)|
|Jan. 23, 1966 The Times|
The Plain Dealing railroad depot was built in 1888
Passenger train crossing trestle at Plain Dealing, La. North of Railroad depot.
1997.062.037 Bryce Turnley
April 23, 1891: The Bossier Banner removed from Bellevue to Benton.
|Bossier Banner: April 23, 1891|
The Bossier Banner
0000.004.099 Scanland Collection
Scanland "washing down" the handset type forms of the Banner
0000.004.166 Scanland Collection
The Bossier Banner moved here from the old location. HWY 3 near Bellevue St.
2010.011.095 William T. Packwood Collection