Category - 19th Century

19th Century Lists

19th Century Timeline

1800 — Treaty of San Ildefonso. 1801 — Thomas Jefferson becomes president of the United States. 1803 — Louisiana Purchase—the United States pays France $15...

19th Century

Early Parish Laws

FENCES: Every owner of a plantation or of land fronting on the public road shall be bound to have on the whole front thereof a well-conditioned and lawful...

19th Century

19th Century

The Territorial Period (1803-1812) Antebellum Period (1803-1861) Civil War Period (1861-1865) Reconstruction – 1866-1877 Post Occupation – 1877-1900 End of...

19th Century Infrastructure

Parish Ferries

Foot ferries were also a popular mode of travel on the river and bayous. In 1887 parish officials decided the ferry system landing fees should be studied. In...

19th Century Education People

Public Education

19th Century School Superintendents Public School System in St. Charles Parish The LeMoyne brothers, Iberville and Bienville, were timeless advocates of...