Ghost towns

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Airs Tuesday, September 13, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner explores why some towns disappear off the map and what leads to their ghost town demise. 
History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

    

 

Commentator Gary Joiner explores why some towns disappear off the map and what leads to their ghost town demise.

 History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

Robin Cole-Jett / Red River Historian

LSU Shreveport history professor Gary Joiner examines ghosts of the past -- the crumbling brick and mortar type -- in this installment of History Matters.

Commentator Gary Joiner explores abandoned towns -- from Rum Center to Fischer -- and explains why their history matters.