The Story of a Colonial African-American in Ouachita Parish

I told you many months ago about Zadoc Harmon, a free man of color who lived in Ouachita Parish when it was still part of France and later Spain's territory. I stumbled across this fascinating blog the other day, which tells of another African-American resident of early Ouachita Parish named Charlot Roi: http://afrigeneantalking.ning.com/m/blogpost?id=3861583%3ABlogPost%3A29132

Zadoc Harman

Here is another article I wrote for Louisiana Road Trips magazine in June, 2001.  Zadoc Harmon was a fascinating Ouachita Parish character! Zadoc Harman:  Free Man of Color in Colonial Ouachita Parish             Anyone with a passing knowledge of Colonial Ouachita Valley history, knows the names of the early founders of what was to become … Continue reading Zadoc Harman