Forest Hill, Louisiana:: A Bloom Town History (Brief History)
Forest Hill boasts one of the largest nursery industries in the country, despite its tiny population. In the early days, the community was a summer retreat for plantation owners. The lumber industry rolled into town with the railroad, which eased the transportation of virgin timber. By 1901, the nurseries had emerged after Samuel Stokes began selling a variety of plants from his woods. Today, more...
Series: Brief History
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: The History Press (September 30, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2429221
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
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“My 96 yr old uncle whose family is from Forest Hill, LA wanted this book along with my cousin...yes they both enjoyed the reading and were thrilled to learn a few new things about our heritage......”
than two hundred nurseries are in operation, many by the families who founded them. Author Chere Dastugue Coen reveals the deep roots of this horticultural hub.