Shreveport-Bossier COVID-19 update: Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has instituted a gradual reopening of many businesses with occupancy restrictions, enhanced sanitation, social distancing, personal protection equipment and other appropriate protection measures necessary to protect the health and safety of the people in Louisiana. Although many businesses have been approved for limited reopening, some nonessential businesses will remain closed to the public. Before you visit a business, please call to confirm that they are open, and to find out what restrictions are being enforced.

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Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The earliest tombstone dates back to 1842 is the final resting place of mayors, Civil War soldiers, about 800 Yellow Fever epidemic victims, free and slave, black and white.