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116 Pearl Street Then

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
PO Box 1094

Minden, Louisiana 71058.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Webster Association of Retired Teachers

Webster Association of Retired Teachers Visit Museum

Thursday, May 12th, 2011 the “Webster Association of Retired Teachers” visited the Dorcheat Historical Association Museum for their annual year-end event. A special tour organized by museum board member Dr. Roy Phillips was provided by Schelley Brown Francis, the museum director. This interesting and informative tour took the members back through the time line of Webster Parish. The following members attended the event: Ms. Vila Dennis, President; Mrs. Catherine Terrell, Secretary. Members: Mrs. Marguerite A. Hayes Williams; Mrs. Mabel Jones; Mrs. Virginia Jefferson; Mrs. Mary Johnson; Mr. Nathaniel Johnson and Dr. Roy G. Phillips. Ms. Vila Dennis commented, “The tour was very informative and most enjoyable. After the tour the museum was presented a check by the group.
For your free group tour of the museum contact Mrs. Francis at 318-377-3002 or drop by the museum located at 116 Pearl Street in Minden. You can also find information about the museum on Facebook and on the museum web site .