Historic Homes & Districts
History is an important part of the present in Webster Parish, where we value our heritage and vow to preserve the things that have made us who we are.
Minden’s Historic Residential District includes 71 properties, including homes and churches dating as early as the 1850’s. Many are on the National Register of Historic Places. Styles range from Greek Revival to early Georgian. For more information visit www.mindenhrd.com.
Minden’s Historic Main Street Districts attract history and architecture buffs as well as shoppers and diners. Minden has maintained much of its historic integrity, including its early 1900’s brick Main Street, beautiful parks and sidewalk benches reminiscent of years past. The area offers antique shops, restaurants, gift stores, and more. Minden is a Louisiana Main Street Community.
Visit historic downtown Springhill, home of the fully restored historic Spring Theater on Main Street offering a nostalgic experience and first run movies in an old time theater with the largest screen in North Louisiana. For more information and show times call (318)539-6684 or go to www.springtheatre.com.
Cotton Valley is the site of the Hodges House, which entered the National Register in 1983. This proud representation of Greek Revival architecture was built in 1872.
Picturesque farms and rolling hills along scenic LA Highway 2 are the backdrop for Munn’s Hill between Sarepta and Shongaloo. This is an authentically preserved example of early tenant farming in the rural South.
Yellow Pine Christian Church, formerly the Union Church, built in 1902 is listed in the National Register and the former Yellow Pine School has been preserved as a unique Bed & Breakfast.