Ouachita Parish Courthouse - Monroe, Louisiana
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 32° 29.945 W 092° 06.991
15S E 582995 N 3596101
Quick Description: Parish courthouse serving Ouachita Parish in Monroe, Louisiana.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 2/25/2008 12:43:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM38EB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
Views: 110

Long Description:
This courthouse is the fourth courthouse serving Quachita Parish. The limestone, concrete, and granite courthouse was built beginning in 1926 and completed in 1929. The courthouse was built on the site of the original courthouse built in 1816. When the courthouse was built it had three floors including the basement for the courthouse and an addition floor for the jail. The jail also included a gallows thus ending public hangings in Ouachita Parish. The courthouse was expanded with a renovation beginning in 1966 and completed in 1969. The courthouse recently undergone another round of renovations, the fourth floor jail was gutted and converted to additional courtrooms and office space.
Year Built: 1926-1929

Current Use of Building: Parish Courthouse

Level of Courts: County

Dates this building was used to house judicial proceedings: 1929 - present

Physical Address:
300 St John Street Monroe, LA

8:30 - 4:30

Related Website: [Web Link]

Architect: Not listed

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