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Camp Invention - Louisiana
Bossier City, LA  

This summer, invest in the skills that will help your child achieve his or her full potential throughout the school year. Nonprofit Invent Nows premier program, Camp Invention, is a weeklong adventur...

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About Bossier City, LA

Bossier City is a city in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States.

19th Century

In the 1830s Bossier City was known as Bennett's Bluff. Bennett's Bluff was named after William Bennett, who with his wife Mary Ciley and his business partner James Cane, owned a plantation near the Red River, in now south Bossier. The Cane & Bennett Trading Post had printed paper money and was successful, even though both Cane and Bennett died before the Civil War. Ciley remarried Cane after Bennett's death. The plantation then became known as Cane's Landing. Cane’s Landing had a ferry, and served as a shipping point. The post was run by the widowed Mrs. Cane. Steamboat loads of cotton, corn, and sweet potatoes were shipped to markets in the south and east, from the plantation port. Later on Cane's Landing would become known as Cane City. In 1843, a section of land was divided out of the Great Natchitoches district and Claiborne Parish areas and was called Bossier Parish. The section of land was named in honor of Pierre Evariste John Baptiste Bossier. Pierre Bossier was a former creole general, who became a cotton farmer in Bossier Parish. He is considered one of the first settlers in the area. In the 1840s, the Great Western Migration began and the parish grew in population. Many early settlers passed through the region...