Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Angola.
Angola is also known as: "Angolia", "Alcatraz of the South", and and "The farm".
Zip codes in the city: 70712.
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Facts about Angola, Louisiana
The Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP, also known as Angola, and nicknamed the \"Alcatraz of the South\" and \"The Farm\") is a maximum security prison farm in Louisiana operated by the Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections. It is sometimes called \"Angola\" after the name of the post office that serves the prison.It is the largest maximum security prison in the United States with 6,300 offenders and 1,800 staff. It is located on an 18,000-acre (7,300 ha) property that was previously the Angola and other plantations owned by Isaac Franklin in unincorporated West Feliciana Parish, directly adjacent to the Mississippi state line. The prison is located at the end of Louisiana Highway 66, around 22 miles (35 km) northwest of St. Francisville. Angola is bordered on three sides by the Mississippi River. Since 1995, Burl Cain has been the warden. Death row for men and the state execution chamber for both sexes are located at the Angola facility.
It was written on April 13th, 1988 that Leslie Lowenfield perished in Angola, Louisiana. Lowenfield was 34 years old. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Leslie's life.
These plantations, Panola, Belle View, Killarney and Angola, were joined during their sale by franklins isonhower, Adelicia Cheatham, to Samuel Lawrence James in 1880. On August 31, 2008, New Orleans, LA Mayor Ray Nagin stated in a press conference that any New Orleans residents found looting during the evacuation of the city due to Hurricane Gustav, would be arrested and immediately transported to Angola prison. The plantation, named after the area in Africa where the former slaves came from, contained a building called the Old Slave Quarters. Current Warden Burl Cain maintains an open-door policy with the media, which led to the production of the award winning documentary 'The Farm'. Films such as 'Dead Man Walking' and 'Monster's Ball' were partly filmed in Angola.
The official website for the city of Angola is http://www.doc.louisiana.gov/lsp/.
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