Visitors to the Community of Ebarb will notice the multicultural flavor that has thrived in the town since being settled by the French and Spanish. The combination of European and Indian ancestry makes Ebarb rich in culture, history and folklore.
The Choctaw-Apache Tribe of Ebarb is the second largest in the state. The tribe holds an annual Pow Wow the 1st weekend in May, and it is quite an entertaining as well as enriching event.
The picturesque sawmill Village of Fisher still reflects the nostalgic past of a by-gone era and gives visitors the feeling of stepping back in time.
Built in 1889 by Louisiana Longleaf Lumber Company, the Company owned the entire Village. The Company buildings that survive today are some of the finest examples to be found of the lumber industries own handiwork. Until 1966, all the homes in the town were owned by Louisiana Long Leaf Lumber Company. The town was sold to Boise Cascade, and Boise in turn sold the homes to the residents and the general public.
Florien is a small town about ten miles south of Many. Three popular attractions are the Corley Log Cabin, the Dover House, and the Tree Chair.
The Corley cabin is a two-story house built of hand hewn long leaf pine logs. The house was built in 1859 and is believed to be the oldest residential structure in the area. Dover House was built soon after World War I and indicates the areas rich timber history. The Tree Chair is one of Floriens most unique landmarks a metal porch chair that was left leaning against a small oak tree and has become, over time, engulfed by the tree.
In the heart of Toledo Bend Lake Country is the Town of Many, Louisiana. Many offers rich history, diverse culture, and a booming economy.
The town, founded in 1843 and named for Colonel John B. Many, offers the modern conveniences of a large city while retaining the charm and safety of a small southern town.
The shopping hub of Sabine Parish, Many (pronounced "Manee") offers businesses, shops, and restaurants.
The nearby Hart Memorial Airport has been renovated to include a new, up-to-date terminal, new security features, and a newly overlaid, extended runway.
Pleasant Hill is well known to Civil War buffs due to its prominence in the war. It was the site of the last Confederate victory. Each April, a re-enactment of the Battle of Pleasant Hill is staged, with thousands of visitors flocking to the site to relive a piece of Louisiana history. The Battle is held every year the weekend closest to April 9, the day the actual battle took place during the Civil War.
Zwolle, Louisiana, population about 1,800, has a unique and colorful heritage.
The early influence of Native Americans as well as African-American, French and Spanish settlers is reflected in the local culture. Located on U.S. Highway 171 near the center of Sabine Parish, Zwolle (pronounced Zwa’-lee) is a small town that hosts three big Louisiana festivals each year. The Choctaw-Apache Indian Pow wow is held the first week in May.
The Zwolle Loggers and Forestry Festival is held the second weekend in May and the Zwolle Tamale Fiesta is held the second weekend in October.