Sabine Free State

The Neutral Ground (also known as the Neutral Strip, the Neutral Territory, and the No Man's Land of Louisiana; sometimes anachronistically referred to as the Sabine Free State) was a disputed area between Spanish Texas and the United States' newly acquired Louisiana Purchase. Local officers of Spain and the United States agreed to leave the Neutral Ground temporarily outside the jurisdiction of either country. The area, now in western Louisiana, had neutral status from 1806 to 1821.
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  • Sabine Free State Festival – Florien (11/06 – 11/08)

    … Sabine Freestate Festival This festival commemorates the time when the area was a Free State (1806-1822), located between Spanish land and the United States. Activities in the downtown square include a Western shootout, games, a barbecue cook-off, a woodsmen contest, an antique car show, a trail ride, a 5K run and Free State cross-country meet…

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