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, February 21, 2012
The West Family “Night At The Museum”
will hold its 2nd “Night at the Museum” for the 2012 series of speakers on the second Monday night in March, 2012. Siblings, Mrs. Gloria West Evans and Mr. Claude O. West will speak at the Dorcheat Historical Association and Museum on Dorcheat Historical Association Museum March, 12th, 2012, about The West Family history, why they came to , growing up in Minden , the days of West Brother’s Department stores and West Gibson's. Minden
Both Evans and West graduated from
. Mrs. Evans graduated Minden High School , did graduate work at Louisiana Tech to earn her certification to teach computer literacy. Mrs. Evans would later teach at Louisiana College . Claude West graduated LSU, worked two summers at New York University School of Business. Glenbrook School
Gloria married her high school sweetheart, David Evans, and the couple will celebrate their 50th Anniversary in 2012. They have lived in
, Pineville, La. , Mobile, Alabama , before moving back to North Little Rock, Ark. in 1966. Gloria and David have 3 children and 9 grandchildren. Minden
Claude married his high school sweetheart, Leatrice David, and celebrated their 65th anniversary in 2011. They have lived in
, Springhill, Baton Rouge , Homer, Bastrop and De Ridder, Louisiana before moving back to Stuttgart, Arkansas in 1955. Claude and Leatrice have 3 children, 7 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren with two more on the way. Both families are members of the First Baptist Church Minden. Minden
Don’t miss your chance to hear about one of
’s well known families. The museum events will be held in the Media/Learning room at the Minden , Dorcheat Historical Association Museum 116 Pearl Street, Minden, La. Museum doors will open at , with first-come, first-serve seating. Program begins at , admission is free with potluck desserts and snacks welcome.
For more information contact Schelley Brown Francis at 318-377-3002 or visit www.museuminminden.blogspot.com to sign up for the museum email blast. You can also find the museum on Facebook. To learn more about Webster Parish’s rich history visit the
located at Dorcheat Historical Association Museum 116 Pearl Street in . Museum hours; closed on Monday, Tuesday-Friday (closed from 1-2 for lunch), Saturday - . The museum admission is free. Also open for special tours and rental by appointment. Minden