Historic Places in Vernon Parish - Louisiana's Legend Country

Historic Places

Vernon Parish features historic sites which tell the stories of its adventurous past, from Kisatchie's ancient caves to Civil War embankments, along with more recent heroes and outlaws. Take a stroll down our Historic Main Street area in Leesville and venture further out into the region beyond to take in all there is to see in Vernon Parish.


The Vernon Parish Veteran's Plaza was built to honor all Vernon Parish veterans. Since it was begun in 2000, the memorial has grown to contain... more

Third St.
Leesville LA 71446

The Wingate House (c. 1905) is a Queen Anne - Colonial Revival residence primarily distinctive from other Leesville homes because of its rounded... more

800 South 8th St.
Leesville LA 71446

New Llano

The New Llano Cooperative Colony was founded in 1917 by Job Harriman. It was located two miles south of Leesville on 20,000 acres of cut-over land... more

211 Stanton St.
New Llano LA 71461