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Bry Art Gallery

Named after Henry Bry (1781-1858) (say BREE). Born Geneva, Switzerland; an early settler of 800 acres just below Fort Miro. Henry Bry was a parish judge in 1807 when Ouachita Parish was incorporated. Delegate to the first constitutional convention in 1811. First president of the State Board of Public Works. United States Receiver of Public Moneys for the district.