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Grant Parish and Town of Colfax Historic Marker


Location of sign -Parish Road, Colfax, Louisiana


Photo taken- April 2008


Grant Parish and Town of Colfax Historic Marker

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne


Text of sign:


Grant Parish and Town of Colfax 


Grant Parish was formed in 1869 from parts of Winn and Rapides parishes by Act 82 of the Louisiana legislature and named for 

President U.S. Grant. Colfax, incorporated in 1878, was named for U. S. Vice President Schuyler Colfax. once known as 

Calhoun's Landing, it was part of a 14,000 acre plantation owned by Meridith and Wm. Calhoun.


Erected by the Grant Arts Council


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