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A wing of La Salpêtrière Orphanage/Prison in Paris where Anne Roland Bordelon was held before being forced to migrate to Louisiana where she became the ancestress of one of the largest families of Avoyelles Parish. Sites such as this are among those to be visited.

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1642 drawing of St. Martin des Champs in Paris where 184 couples were married before being sent to Louisiana.

Louisiana-France 2020 trip planned to commemorate 300th anniversary of Louisiana colonists

A unique tour of France on the original Louisiana colonists has been announced that is of special interest to Avoyelles Parish families.

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The invitation to David Haas Memorial United Methodist Church's dedication and open house events shows the sanctuary, which was able to use much of the former building's walls, and a new addition on the right that replaced a structure that was destroyed in the November 2016 fire.

David Haas Methodist Church to dedicate new sanctuary Sunday

Three years after a devastating and demoralizing fire destroyed much of the church, David Haas Memorial United Methodist Church will be dedicating its rebuilt sanctuary at 10 a.m. Sept. 8.



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