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Vernon Parish
Anacoco, Fort Polk, Hornbeck, Leesville (Parish Seat), Newllano, Rosepine, Simpson

History
On March 30, 1871, the Louisiana General Assembly passed an act designating the creation of Vernon Parish,
by taking territory from the parishes of Natchitoches, Rapides, and Sabine.

 

2000

Tigerland - Dir: Schumacher; Cast: Farrell, Davis. War drama set at Fort Polk.

2012

Zydeco - Dir: Noble; Cast: Young, Williams. Horror straight to video partially filmed in Natchitoches and Leesville.

2013

Daddy Doll - Dir: Verkaik; Short documentary following 6 year old Aiden whose father has been deployed in Afghanistan and his soldier doll he holds until his father comes home filmed at a Louisiana army base for release in the Netherlands.

 

 


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