From the early settlers who developed farming communities to scandalous murderers who committed crimes that devastated residents, Bossier Parish has entertained a unique existence. Within these pages, discover the dying communities of rural Bossier Parish as well as the development of Louisiana’s fastest-growing city, Bossier City. Bossier Parish takes readers on a visual journey into the heart and history of this community, with images dating from the 1840s to present day. Included in this engaging photographic history are the businesses, schools, churches, and families that have shaped the history of Bossier over the past 150 years.
About the Author
Author Clifton D. Cardin, Official Historian of Bossier Parish and President of the Bossier Restoration Foundation, has combined his love for Bossier and its people, his dedication to preserving its history, and his knowledge of Bossier’s past to create this lovingly-crafted tribute to his home parish. Whether a lifelong resident of Bossier Parish or a newcomer to the area, this welcome new addition to the Images of America series is sure to test your memory and pique your curiosity about the community’s past.