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Dorcheat Historical Association and Museum

116 Pearl Street


The mission statement of the Dorcheat Historical Association & Museum. in Minden, to establish and promote a strong sense of community pride by preserving our past for our future generations. We will make our patrons aware of Webster Parish’s historical assets and significance by promoting, teaching, involving, and displaying history in many unique ways.

The museum, which opened in June 2008, uses the motto "Preserving Our Past for Our Future". It features American Indian and pioneer artifacts, including steamboating on Dorcheat Bayou, a log cabin, furniture, and clothing as well as material from the American Civil War era.


Jessica C.

Friday, July 28, 2017
Great tour from Miss Schelley and we learned a lot about where my dad grew up. Funny tid bits and more and such a rich history in a small town. My kiddos even got a coloring book at the end of the tour that they really enjoy with more historical facts.

Sarah Richard

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017
My hometown. The Museum is wonderful.

Crystal McKenzie

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017
You learn about the city of minden it nice to learn about the city you live near.

kitten 100

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017

Dorcheat Historical Association and Museum is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media