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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interstate_49 Construction of I-49 began in 1981 between Opelousas and the small town of Washington. This segment joined the portion running concurrent with US 167, an existing limited-access highway, and was completed by 1983. By the following year, virtually all remaining rural portions of the route were under construction, and 95% of this mileage was..Read More
History here SWEPCO Park officially became a park of the City of Shreveport in 1969 when Shreveport Mayor Clyde E. Fant signed Resolution No. 148 “to accept on behalf of the City of Shreveport for the purposes of furthering and expanding the recreational, cultural and aesthetic development of said City,..Read More
Historic civil rights landmark is crumbling
In 1832 Captain Henry Miller Shreve began clearing the logjam in the Red River, referred to as the Great Raft, opening up the river to navigation in 1839.