Minden Press-Herald

Wednesday
Jul 23rd

Echoes of Our Past

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Descriptions of Minden

This week's Echo of Our Past we will examine two old descriptions of Minden.

The first was written in 1898, by Catherine Cole, a writer for the New Orleans Picayune. Cole traveled all across Louisiana and sent her impressions back to the New Orleans paper.

Her story was reprinted in the Webster Tribune of November 30, 1898.

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Hunches on History

Normally I try to base my weekly columns on historic facts. I use the same research methods I would employ for a scholarly paper, with the only difference being I don't u...

Last Updated ( June 03, 2011 )

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Webster School Superintendents

Locally, attention this week has been focused on the process of selecting a new Superintendent of Schools for Webster Parish.

So I decided to update and rerun two Echoes f...

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Minden in May, 1882

Not every Echo of Our Past must be some great watershed event in the history of our community. On occasion it is very interesting to examine the local events of a typical...

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Edwin Hedge Fay: The Uncommon Common Confederate Soldier

Today’s Echo of the Past explores one of the most interesting topics of Southern history, the story of the common Confederate soldier.

However, the soldier examined today ...

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