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The Photo of the Week is changed frequently, so be sure to visit regularly for new photographs.

 We are always looking for additional Central Louisiana photographs to feature. If you have one you would like published, phone the museum or contact us via
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The grand opening of the Murray Street bridge over the Red River in 1902.

It appears the sign says "Alexandria welcomes its neighbor, Pineville, to civilization".
The sign also shows a river scene from 1840, the river ferry G.W. Bolton in 1900, and finally in the third frame the new bridge in 1902.

Fourth of July celebration on the City Hall square July 4th, 1904

 

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