From early settler adventures to post-Civil War recovery, this account of Monroe, Louisiana's history provides a timeline of the city from 1530 to 1936. Highlighting interesting events in Monroe's development, this resource follows the locale from its beginning as a camp for explorers to a bustling city with fifty miles of paved streets. Memorable moments from the twentieth century include social, political, and economic developments. Some of the buildings described remained registered as National Historic Places in the ...

Early History of Monroe 2011, Pelican Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9781589808669