Portraits in the Collection of the Louisiana Law Library

Did you know that several prominent Monroe names have portraits in the Louisiana Law Library? Some of them have been put online. John Theodore Ludeling, Monroe lawyer and Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court. He built Sycamore Hall: https://louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/lasc-justicesportraits%3A46 Samuel Douglas McEnery, Monroe's first Governor of Louisiana and a U.S. Senator: https://louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/lasc-justicesportraits%3A54 Frederick G. … Continue reading Portraits in the Collection of the Louisiana Law Library

The Earliest Hotel in Monroe.

Mississippi Free Trader (Natchez, MS) August 26, 1836, Page 3 MONROE HOTEL. The subscriber offers this house to the patronage of the public.  It is well located, being directly opposite to the Receiver’s office, and only a very short distance from the Register’s. If personal attention, obliging servants, good beds, and as good a table … Continue reading The Earliest Hotel in Monroe.