Steamboat Days Here

Walter HitesmanThe GazetteOctober 5, 1939 Interesting Story About Steamboat Days Here Is Told By Old-Timer The heyday of the steamboat era in Farmerville, the day when cotton ruled and the Bayous D'Arbonne and Cornie flowed southward with river steamers riding upon their crests, the days when a constant commerce of cotton streamed through Farmerville on … Continue reading Steamboat Days Here

Farmerville Had First Telephone In Entire South

The GazetteOctober 5, 1939 The distinction of having the first telephones below Mason-Dixon line goes to Farmerville and Union Parish. The credit for bringing this distinction to Farmerville goes to Col. Daniel Stein pioneer merchant, of these parts Running an enormous store here, Mr. Stein went to New York several times a year to buy … Continue reading Farmerville Had First Telephone In Entire South