Used with permission of Richard Moriarty;, Trinity Church, Cheneyville

Ralph Smith Smith - An Unsung Hero - Who Was a Man of Vision

The grave of an unsung hero of the bayou country is found in Trinity Church Cemetery.



Smith developed the financing of the railroad though the purchase of one of the first newspapers of the area in order to advertise for investors willing to buy stock in his proposed railroad.

Ralph Smith Smith was an individual whose efforts contributed greatly to the commerce of Central Louisiana.

Ralph Smith Smith's grave is located in the rear of the cemetery to the left of Trinity Church, and is one of the reasons the cemetery is on the National Register of Historic Places in the U.S.



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