Railroad Causes Establishment of Lillie Community

The GazetteOctober 5, 1939 The coming of a railroad through the western part of the parish at the turn of the century accounted for the establishment of Lillie. Although there was one settler living at the present site of the town in 1899 names Frank Farrar, the credit for the founding of the community goes … Continue reading Railroad Causes Establishment of Lillie Community

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The Gazette April 9, 1902 Last week very satisfactory work was accomplished in the way of securing timber contracts, in aid of the construction of a railroad to Farmerville, and the promoters of the enterprise entertain sanguine hopes that active construction work on the road will soon begin. Mr. Brown left this morning for Omaha, … Continue reading Our Railroad