Ghost towns


Tue August 12, 2014

History Matters: Economic and political lessons lurk in ghost towns

Credit 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.

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Tue January 29, 2013

History Matters: Keep the memory of Louisiana's ghost towns alive

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

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