Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Bogue Falaya Park - Sunday Afternoon

Here are some photographs of the river at Bogue Falaya Wayside Park in Covington on a recent Sunday afternoon. Click on the images to make them larger. 


Monday, April 29, 2019

Lee Road & Stafford Road News - 1955

Here's the November 18, 1955, society news from Lee Road, Madisonville and Stafford Road, courtesy of the St. Tammany Farmer. 

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Sunday, April 28, 2019

Covington Antiques & Uniques Festival 2019

The annual Covington Antiques & Uniques Festival was held at the Covington Trailhead recently. Click on the images below to make them larger.  

More than sixty booths offered antiques, collectibles, novelties, bottles, art pieces, tools, and food and drink. 

The popular annual event featured a wide variety of items, including antiques, vintage collectibles and crafts, and even architectural salvage. Appraisals were offered, and the event also had great food and musical entertainment available.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Covington Grammar School Third Grade 1948

Here's a group portrait of the third grade students at Covington Grammar School in 1948. Click on the image to make it larger.

Friday, April 26, 2019

100 Years Ago This Week

What was going on 100 years ago this week? CLICK HERE for a link to the St. Tammany Farmer of April 26, 1919. The link is provided by the Library of Congress and its Chronicling America service.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

History and Mystery of N. New Hampshire St.

A History and Mystery Program will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2019, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. located in the 300 block of North New Hampshire Street in Covington, the block north of Boston St. The event is free-of-charge and sponsored by the Covington Heritage Foundation.


An informative and fun-filled celebration of N. New Hampshire Street to explore the lore of the Southern Hotel, the Star Theatre, the Old Courthouse, and the St. Tammany Farmer.

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See also:

Crowd Enjoys History of Columbia St. Businesses

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

School Children From 1910

These three pictures were all labelled school students from 1910, one hundred and nine years ago, but there were no school identifications or student names. Click on the images to make them larger. 

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Covington High School Students - 1914-1915

This photograph shows students of Covington High School in the school year 1914-1915. Click on the image to make it larger. 

Monday, April 22, 2019

Lyon High Freshman Class 1932

Eighty seven years ago, in 1932,  this photograph was taken of the freshmen boys at Lyon High School in Covington. Click on the image to make it larger. 

And here is a picture of the girls in the Lyon High Freshmen Class of 1932.