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Histopolis Place-of-the-Day

Histopolis features a different cemetery, town, county or other place every day on the Place-of-The-Day.

Monday, February 14, 2011

The Histopolis Place-of-the-Day for Monday, February 14, 2011 is Lincoln Parish in Louisiana.

"Lincoln Parish (French: Paroisse de Lincoln) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Ruston. In 2004, its population was estimated to be 42,382. Lincoln Parish and neighboring Jackson Parish are part of the Ruston Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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"The parish was established during Reconstruction in 1873 from land that had belonged to Bienville Parish, Claiborne Parish, Jackson Parish and Union Parish. It is named for former U.S. president Abraham Lincoln.

"In 1934, the historian Robert W. Mondy of Louisiana Tech University in Ruston completed a thesis entitled "A History of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana" as part of the requirements for his Master of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin."

Source: Lincoln Parish, Louisiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Note: The first Place-of-the-Day was in September 2010