570. Amite City, Tangipahoa Parish (LA49)

I’m not going to even attempt to claim that I know how to pronounce Tangipahoa.  No doubt my non-native tongue will never get it quite right.  As for the courthouse, well, it’s a courthouse.  It’s not good.  It’s not bad.  It just is.  Alright, I’m leaning towards bad, but only just slightly leaning.  I’ve seen … Continue reading 570. Amite City, Tangipahoa Parish (LA49)

569. Greensburg, St. Helena Parish (LA48)

I like these little art deco courthouses.  I wish there were more of them floating around.  In this case, the emphasis here was on “little”.  Well, relatively, that is.  It’s no flyspeck like Mosquero or anything, but it’s definitely smaller than the ones I’ve seen thus far (or really on the rest of this trip, … Continue reading 569. Greensburg, St. Helena Parish (LA48)

568. Clinton, East Feliciana Parish (LA47)

I always love a beautifully whitewashed courthouse.  There’s something regal, dare I say, even pure, about it, even though there is very little in politics that could be considered pure, if anything…  It is written that those who follow their nature are following the Tao.  Those who are politicians by nature and follow that nature … Continue reading 568. Clinton, East Feliciana Parish (LA47)

567. St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish (LA46)

So, say what you like about Louisiana (and I most certainly do), their courthouses rarely disappoint. This old lady is lovely in brick with it's Palladian façade. Of course, there was a Confederate monument out front, but we knew where we were, no? The courthouse also deserves kudos for its extension, which not only copies … Continue reading 567. St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish (LA46)