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Pioneer Heritage Center

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Address: 1 University Pl, Shreveport, LA 71115-2301
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+1 318-797-5332

Museum chronicles the period of settlement and early development of...

Museum chronicles the period of settlement and early development of northwest Louisiana during the 19th century.

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A step back in time

This little known gem is a great collection of seven plantation structures, two of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places (they came from Caspiana Plantation... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2016
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

This little collection of plantation houses is so neat to check out. I went here on field trips when I was in school and still remember how cool I thought it was. I now am able to take my children to see them and they love it.

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Reviewed 1 May 2016

This little known gem is a great collection of seven plantation structures, two of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places (they came from Caspiana Plantation just south of Shreveport). The center is located on the northeast corner of campus at Louisiana State University Shreveport and it serves as a hands on laboratory for students/teachers at the... More 

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northwest LA
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Reviewed 28 June 2015

it is nice to be able to see what it was like to live in the pioneer days in Shreveport. Not alot to see but it is still history and knowledge that one will have to know what it was like living in that time period.

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Reviewed 30 August 2013

The Center is open to the public year-round, Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The Center is also available for group, school, and special events by appointment only. The Center is closed on holidays and from December 15 through February 1st.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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Reviewed 17 October 2012

The Pioneer Heritage Center is a small collection of historic buildings on the campus of LSU-Shreveport. It is fenced in and you need an appointment to get in, 364 days out of the year. If you are interested in a private tour (which we haven't done, but might be interesting) you can contact them at 318-797-5339, or email pioneer@lsus.edu. What... More 

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Reviewed 14 October 2011

It was neat to see the houses, but you have to make an appointment to see inside.

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