Help Us Keep History Alive In Webster Parish
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.
All contributions may be mailed to:
Dorcheat Historical Association Museum
PO Box 1094
Minden, Louisiana 71058.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
A Glimpse of Christmas Past is the theme for the
from now until the end of the 2011 year. Museum director Schelley Francis is encouraging everyone to come by the museum at Dorcheat Historical Association Museum 116 Pearl Street and take a peek at what Christmas was like over 100 years ago in . Minden
The museum is showcasing a collection of antique Christmas cards that date from 1910-1912 that were mailed to or from a
family. The O’Bier Cabin is decked out in pioneer style for the holidays with a tree and red & white quilts. Don’t miss taking a look at what the winter of 1892 was like in Minden with the special Minden Postcard exhibit. Minden
Don’t forget the museum has a gift shop with some great local history gifts, cookbooks, prints and DVDs. Plus shipping and gift wrapping is available for your items.
will be hosting the Chamber of Commerce “After Hours” on Dorcheat Historical Association Museum Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 from at 116 Pearl Street in . The theme of the evening is also “A Glimpse of Christmas Past”. So don’t miss your chance to see the museum during Christmas. The museum is free admission and free guided tours. Minden
Dorcheat Historical Association Museum, Inc.
Welcomes you to a “Glimpse of Christmas Past”
“Chamber After Hours”
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
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was the gathering place for a Sunday breakfast hosted by Travel Host Magazine of Shreveport on Dorcheat Historical Association Museum November 20th, 2011. A group of nine Louisiana Travel writers were guest at the museum on Sunday morning for a wonderful breakfast prepared by Mrs. Charlotte Martin. Main Street Coordinator; Pattie Odom and Tourism Director; Lynn Dorsey were in charge of the days agenda which started at the museum for breakfast and a tour. After a guided tour of the museum by museum director Schelley Brown Francis the group was then taken on a driving tour of ’s Historic Residential District by Francis. Around the group toured Minden ’s Main Streets for a little shopping and a trip to Minden ’s Art on Main Studio. Minden
Travel writers often come in groups to our area to see what kinds of interesting things are going on in different parts of the state. This is a tourism based group so this is a great way for
to show what we have to offer in our area. Can’t wait to see what great stories come out of their visit! Minden