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Haughton’s Lawrence Store (1996)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Haughton, Bossier Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-11-29

Duration: 00:08:46

Subjects: Historic buildings


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Crawford, Mac Interviewee
  • Allen, Will Interviewee


This segment from the November 29, 1996, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s visit to the oldest building in the town of Haughton in Bossier Parish, the old Lawrence Store, which was recently condemned. Duhe reports that the building originally housed a saloon in 1890. He interviews two Haughton residents, Mac Crawford and Will Allen, who share their memories of the store. Host: Robert Collins