I wrote this for LA Road Trips back in 2011: Everyone is familiar with Lamy Lane and Louisville Avenue in Monroe, but very few know anything about the family they were named for. No descendants of that illustrious name remain, but the family’s legacy has an impact still felt today. On May 7, … Continue reading The Lamy Family
Last week, while researching the old Monroe City High School, I stumbled across this article in the New Orleans Times-Democrat. I knew that Louisa Lamy McGuire had donated her husband's law office and books to form a library in 1885. There were articles in the Ouachita Telegraph about how they were trying to get money … Continue reading Ouachita Parish Public Library is much older than we think!