Louisiana is fortunate to have four properties that are part of Great American Treasures, a curated collection of over 60 historic sites that tell stories of our country from its earliest days. In addition, Louisiana House, a 19th century home in New Orleans’ Garden District, serves as the Dames’ state headquarters. The Louisiana Dames also provide generous support to the historic houses owned and/or maintained by NSCDA at the national level – Dumbarton House, Gunston Hall and Sulgrave Manor.
KENT PLANTATION HOUSE
SPRING STREET HISTORICAL MUSEUM
The Spring Street Museum is located in one of the oldest buildings in Shreveport and is built on one of the Shreve Town Company’s original lots. The building has been documented to 1865, and its first occupant in 1866 was Tally’s Bank. The building’s exterior features one of northwest Louisiana’s few remaining examples of New Orleans-style cast-iron grillwork. Originally developed and owned by the Shreveport Committee of the Louisiana Society, the museum was transferred in 2019 to the Louisiana State University in Shreveport.