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116 Pearl Street Then

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Welcome To The Minden, Louisiana's Dorcheat Museum Blog

Thank you for visiting the Dorcheat Historical Association and Museum Blog. The Dorcheat Historical Museum is the only museum inside the city limits of Minden, Louisiana. The museum opened June 10th, 2008. Admission Free with donations welcomed. Our hours are, Tuesday - Friday from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., closed for lunch from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m., open again from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday we are closed but open by appointment for special showings and meetings. We would like to invite you to visit our location at 116 Pearl Street in Minden, Louisiana. We look forward to sharing our history with you. For more information please contact museum director Schelley Brown Francis at 318-377-3002 or 318-423-0192.

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In return for your support, you will receive not only a tax deduction, but also, invitations to all museum activities. Please give every consideration to helping with this endeavor. Be a part of Webster Parish history by becoming a proud supporter of the Webster Parish Dorcheat Historical Association and Museum.

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Dorcheat Historical Association Museum
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Minden, Louisiana 71058.

Monday, March 23, 2009

A Taste Of Minden "A Taste Of Yesterday and Today"

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Sunday, April 26th, 2009, come join the Minden – South Webster Chamber of Commerce and The Dorcheat Historical Association Museum for “The Taste Of Minden” “A Taste of Yesterday and Today”
The Minden Civic Center will be the place to be for a nice Sunday afternoon of tasting and sampling from all your favorite catering companies and restaurants from our area. Serving begins at 11 A.M. for those that go to early church services and last until 2 P.M. This year the Dorcheat Historical Association will be hosting Museum Tours from Noon-3 P.M. plus the “Taste of Yesterday cookbooks I & II” will be on sale inside the Civic Center. Tickets Available Now! $10 Adults / $5 Children through April 17th, 2009 and $12 Adults / $7 Children at the door. Contact the Chamber Office for more information at 318-377-4240. Don’t miss all the food & fun and a little history.