Sulphur, Louisiana

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History

Sulphur began around sulphur mines in the 1900s, giving the city its name. It is in this area that German immigrant Herman Frasch invented the "Frasch method" of mining sulfur, pumping hot steam into the ground, liquidizing the mineral and pumping the liquid to the surface.

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Cemeteries

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Areno Memorial Cemetery Areno Memorial Cemetery on USGenWeb Areno Memorial Cemetery on Find A Grave
Henning Cemetery Henning Cemetery on USGenWeb Henning Cemetery on Find A Grave
Mimosa-Pines Cemetery North Mimosa-Pines Cemetery North on USGenWeb Mimosa-Pines Cemetery North on Find A Grave
Roselawn Cemetery (Sulphur Cemetery) Roselawn Cemetery on USGenWeb Roselawn Cemetery on Find A Grave
Royer Cemetery Royer Cemetery on USGenWeb Royer Cemetery on Find A Grave
Tanner Cemetery   Tanner Cemetery on Find A Grave
Willow Springs Baptist Church Cemetery Willow Springs Baptist Church Cemetery on USGenWeb Willow Springs Baptist Church Cemetery on Find A Grave

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