Welcome to an engaged community the caddo parish courthouse dates back to 1926 and is set on approximately 25 acres many people come to see the rich beauty and history found in this great monument. Arlington history arlington's history is complex, its identity evolving over more than 150 years it has been a caddo, keechie and waco representatives caddo tribes dominated early indian settlements and they were the first residents of the area, camping in such an abundance of. Prehistoric caddo culture developed as a regional variant of the mississippian tradition in southwest arkansas and in parts of louisiana, oklahoma, and texas between ad 800 and 1100. Genealogical research for caddo parish, louisiana the usgenweb project louisiana archives caddo parish history records this page was last updated on.
Caddo lake from time eternal there has been caddo through out history and even thousands of years before the ability to record the happenings and events of our earth there has been caddo lake. Brief history of the adai caddo indian nation: considering the fact that native americans were the first people on this continent, it should stand to reason that native american history, art, folk tales, literature, spiritual beliefs, and language would be a major focus in american history. A list of the historic places in caddo county, oklahoma (exploring oklahoma history. Caddo mills, texas caddo mills is at the intersection of state highway 66 and farm road 36, eight miles southwest of greenville in southwestern hunt county. Research caddo parish history since 1840 visualize population demographic statistics from the decennial federal census. Caddo indians - a list of interesting facts about these native american people of the southeast united states.
Too, there's the history of steamboat travel on the lake and big cypress bayou, the steamship port of jefferson, outlaws, the regulator-moderator war and plenty of ghosts. History in 1838, caddo parish was carved from natchitoches parish the legislature named it for the indigenous caddo indians the parish was a center of plantation cotton farming in the twentieth century, the oil industry developed here, with a concentration of related businesses in shreveport. Located in north central bryan county, caddo is north of durant on us highways 69 and 75, approximately two miles south of the atoka county border on a branch of the blue river. - indians of arkansas - archeology, history, and culture introduction osage traders by charles banks wilson this website provides information and educational resources for students, teachers, and life-long learners interested in arkansas indian history a history which began 30,000 years. 1942 source material on the history and ethnology of the caddo indians bureau of american ethnology, bulletin 132 tanner, helen hombeck 1974 the territory of the caddo tribe of oklahoma in caddoan indians iv, pp1-67 garland, new york.
Chapter i early history of the caddo 1 sketch of the tribes the caddo indians are the principal southern representatives of the great caddoan linguistic family, which include the wichita, kichai, pawnee, and arikara. Caddo oral history of their creation story says the tribe emerged from an underground cave, called chahkanina or the place of crying, located at the confluence of the red river of the south and mississippi river in northern present-day louisiana. The caddo nation of oklahoma is a federally recognized tribal entity with headquarters located in binger, oklahoma.
Caddo indians before the middle of the nineteenth century the term caddo denoted only one of at least twenty-five distinct but closely affiliated groups centered around the red river in texas, arkansas, louisiana, and oklahoma. Located in west-central oklahoma, caddo county is bordered on the north by blaine and canadian counties, on the east by grady county, on the south by comanche county, and on the west by kiowa, washita, and custer counties. In a study of the history of caddo parish in order to understand the history of the caddo indians it is not only necessary to have a knowledge of their traditions, customs, and location but also to know something about their relations with the europeans.