Ouachita Female Academy 1840 – 1900

What you are looking at is one of the ancestors of Monroe/Ouachita Parish schools.  It was known as the Ouachita Female Academy.  It sat where Anna Grey Noe Park is, facing the block that now houses St. Francis Hospital.  Behind it was the Catholic Church (St. Matthew), The Catholic Friends building and St. Hyacinth Catholic … Continue reading Ouachita Female Academy 1840 – 1900