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Cooley House Restoration Receives Save America’s Treasures Matching Grant
November 7, 2022

The Cooley House Foundation and City of Monroe were proud to have Gov. Jon Bel Edwards join us to announce that…

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Next Steps: 2022
October 1, 2022

The Cooley House Foundation will continue our work to restore this rare example of Prairie style architecture, through the help of…

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Recent Progress
January 20, 2021

Although 2020 had everyone social distancing, the Cooley House Foundation got to work with major projects.  This was made possible by…

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Tour Along the Ouachita
March 11, 2019

It was 200 years ago this spring when the billowing smokestacks and whistles of steamboats first made their way up the…

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Monroe Mid-Mod Tour
October 19, 2018

We’ll see four of Monroe’s best Mid-Century Modern houses and enjoy a boxed lunch during a talk by award-winning interior designer,…

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Griffin Received Patent for Window Adjuster
September 23, 2018

Walter Burley Griffin received U.S. Patent No. 1,058,050 on April 8, 1913, for his Window Adjuster.

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Cooley’s Business
September 22, 2018

Mr. Cooley’s business was the Monroe Steam Laundry, which was located at the northwest corner (river side) of the intersection of…

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2019 is the “Year of the River”
June 13, 2018

May 1, 2019 will be the 200th anniversary of the steamboat “James Monroe” navigating the Ouachita River up to Fort Miro….

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