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Chemin-A-Haut State Park (2009)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, 32.908907, -91.8513997

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-07-17

Duration: 00:06:13

Subjects: Louisiana. Office of State Parks | Louisiana state parks | Chemin-A-Haut State Park (La.) | Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) | Bartholomew, Bayou (Ark. and La.)


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Green, Gregory Interviewee
  • Sanford, Charlie Interviewee


This segment from the July 17, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s visit to Chemin-A-Haut State Park, which overlooks Bayou Bartholomew in Morehouse Parish. Whinham talks to park manager Gregory Green about the origin and pronunciation of the park’s name, the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps in building the park and its structures, and the park’s cabins. Whinham also tours the campgrounds with park employee Charlie Sanford and talks to him about his career at the park. This story is a part of the “Louisiana’s Natural Treasures: State Parks” series. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford