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Is there a cemetery in your family or in your neighborhood that is overgrown and neglected? - What Can I Do?
From the West Virginia Cemetery Preservation Association
Louisiana Speaks - Washington Parish Recovery Plan
A history of Washington Parish
�Not Merely Perfidious but Ungrateful�: The U.S. Takeover of West Florida" - By Robert Higgs
Source: The Independant Institute
The Walker Percy Project - Re-printed with permission from America, Vol. 170, No, 17, May 14, 1994, pp. 16-19. Samway's biography of Percy is forthcoming in 1997 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
West Florida - Inside Northside by: Ann Gilbert
205th Engineer Battalion History
Washington Parish Louisiana Bravenet Board
Post your surnames or information questions to the board
Washington Parish Decendants - Surnames
Large list of genealogy info from Washington Parish on this site!
p. 201 of the code from the Washington Parish Government Website.
LOUISIANA CEMETERY BOARD
§112. Expropriation of abandoned private cemeteries Whenever the governing authority of any municipal corporation or parish determines that a private cemetery within its jurisdiction is not being used or maintained and is in fact abandoned or that there is no longer in existence any person or legal entity with the legal authority to operate, control, or manage an existing cemetery, it may judicially expropriate the cemetery and thereafter operate and maintain the cemetery as a public cemetery and make expenditures necessary for the acquisition, operation, and maintenance thereof. Acts 1974, No. 417, § 1. Amended by Acts 1984, No. 646, § 1.
Louisiana Archeoalogy Society
More State Contacts for Archaeology
VETERANS ADMINISTRATION - Pre-WWI Headstones
Standard form 180 - Copy of DD214 request. Recovery of records - Information in obtaining military service records.
Standard form 180 - Copy of DD214 request.
Recovery of records - Information in obtaining military service records.
Local CLG Coordinator
Mississippi State History Preservation Officer at the National
MS CLG Coordinator
Southeastern Louisiana University
The Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies is undertaking an assessment and photographic documentation of state-approved historical markers in eastern Louisiana as part of the greater Historical Marker Initiative. All existent markers will be catalogued as to exact location, condition and accuracy. Researchers will detail the commemorated event or place and make recommendations for additional markers needed to fully promote regional history and to protect historical sites threatened by development. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies remains proud of its affiliation with the Southeast Louisiana Historical Association. We encourage those interested in joining the organization, or in renewing their membership, to contact SELHA President Dr. Roman Heleniak at (985) 549-2151.
The Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies is always pleased to receive
letters, printed materials, and photographs which help document the
history and the cultures of our region. We can, if necessary, copy
photographs and manuscripts for historical research and return the
originals to their owners. For more information contact The Center for
Southeast Louisiana Studies about contributing materials or about the
Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies
SELU information obtained online on May 8, 2007 from:
Centerpeice Winter 2005-2006
The Deep Delta Civil War Symposium is hosted the second week in
June by SELU.
Preservation Resource Center
The Howard-Tilton Memorial Library's Special Collections Division- preserves the library's rare or unique holdings. As one of Louisiana's major cultural resources, Special Collections is Tulane University's greatest link with the research community and helps others benefit from the international cultural treasures they preserve.
Saving Southern Cemeteries - Georgia
Washington State Cemeteries
Cemeteries Graveyards Burying Grounds at the Political Graveyard
Cemetery Relocation Info in South Carolina
Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring & Reconstructing Historic Buildings
Guidelines for Evaluating and Registering Cemeteries and Burial Place
Guidelines for Identifying, Evaluating and Registering America's Historic Battlefields. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, National Register, History and Education, 1992.
Washington Heritage Register Implications
Preserving Your Communities Heritage
ARMY HISTORICAL FOUNDATION
SAVING GRAVES- FRANKLINTON - ENDANGERED CEMETERY REPORT
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