“One of the older Louisiana parks, the park was added to the Louisiana State Park system in 1939. Under the direction of the National Park Service, the Civilian Conservation Corps significantly developed the area.” (Wikipedia)
The Ville Platte post office was built in 1937, and originally housed a mural by Paul Rohland. The mural now resides in the new post office, while the original building is now a branch of the Evangeline Parish public library….read more
A New Deal mural entitled “Louisiana Bayou” was painted in 1939 by Paul Rohland. It was relocated from the original post office to the current post office in 1971. Rohland’s wife, Carolie painted murals for Bunkie, LA and Sylvania, GA.