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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.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Friday, May 8, 2015
4th “Night At The Museum” 2015
Marcus Wren speaks on The Wren/Spencer Family
May 11th, 2015 “Night at the Museum” will be a very special treat for history lovers. Marcus Wren will be speaking on his mother’s side of the family the Spencers. The Wren Family has history that dates back to before the Civil War in our area. Marcus last spoke to the museum in April of 2008 on this grandfather G.L.P. Wren a Civil War soldier. Marcus Wren has been a fixture in our town for over 90 years and has many, many stories to tell about the changes he has seen and the rich history of his family….he will be sure to draw a packed house at the May museum event. The Wren/Spencer family history should be something everyone is interested in that loves to hear about the past and its importance.
Don't miss your chance to hear about one of Minden's long time families. The museum events are held in the Media/Learning room at the Dorcheat Historical Association Museum, 116 Pearl Street, Minden, La. Museum doors will open at 5:30 p.m., with first-come, first-serve seating. Program begins at 6:00 p.m., 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 Dorcheat Historical Association Museum located at 116 Pearl Street in Minden. Museum hours; closed on Monday, Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (closed from 1-2 for lunch), Saturday CLOSED. The museum admission is free. Also open for special tours and rental by appointment.