A Lost Grave at Travelers Rest Plantation

I have a personal subscription to Newspapers.com and have noticed that they have now digitized the Ouachita Citizen from 1925 to 1976. While playing around with search terms, I found an article in the April 16, 1931 edition which talks about Travelers Rest plantation. The following paragraph caught my eye: Perhaps the outstanding historical spot … Continue reading A Lost Grave at Travelers Rest Plantation

Traveler’s Rest Plantation Parade

This is another one we don't know who, where or even when.  We do, however, know a lot about the plantation it is named for. 1893 World's Fair Editon Monroe Evening News (Special Collections, OPPL) Traveler's Rest plantation was built between 1835 and 1840 by David Hasley.  When his widow, the philanthropist Phinetta Hasley passed … Continue reading Traveler’s Rest Plantation Parade