Fluker, Louisiana

was founded by Richard Amacker Kent, and named for his father, a Confederate Lieutenant named James Fluker Kent. Fluker was the maiden name of James Fluker Kent's mother, who was the daughter of Colonel Robert Fluker, a veteran of the Battle of New Orleans. Fluker is north of New Orleans, in the region known locally as the Florida Parishes, due to their having once been part of the Republic of West Florida, an area initially excluded from the Louisiana Purchase.

View from the Hill

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