Franklin Parish - Winnsboro, Louisiana
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lovorn
N 32° 09.925 W 091° 42.825
15S E 621279 N 3559495
Quick Description: A Louisian Historic Marker at the Franklin Parish Courthouse in Winnsboro, Louisiana
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 1/9/2012 3:39:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMDFKT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dh2000dh
Views: 5

Long Description:
Franklin Parish was created on March 1, 1843, from portions of Ouachita, Catahoula, and Madison Parishes by Act 41 of the State Legistature sponsored by John Winn. Land for the centrally-located Parish Seat, "Winnsborough" was purchased in 1844 and the first courthouse was built here on a favorite site of bear hunters.
Marker Name: Franklin Parish

Marker Type: Plaque

What does marker relate to?: City/Parish/State

Year Erected or Date Dedicated: 1/1/1976

Parish: Franklin

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