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Mt. Olivet Chapel (1985)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Pineville, Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-11-15

Duration: 00:02:56

Subjects: Historic buildings | CHURCHES


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Morgan, Craig Interviewee


This segment from the November 15, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s visit to the Mount Olivet Chapel, the oldest building in Pineville. She interviews Reverend Craig Morgan, the canon for programs, who discusses the history of the Episcopalian chapel, including the Union Army’s decision not to burn it down during the Civil War. Host: Ken Johnson