Dave Rachal’s House

Status: Closed

Parish: Rapides

Location: Lena

Mentioned in “Louisiana Fiddlers” by Ron Yule and Bill Burge: Dave Rachal held a house dance in the early 1920s where a fight broke out and a fiddle was broken over a man’s head- Dave Rachal gave the fiddle to six year old Ray Beebe, who repaired it and learned to play on it.

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