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Pioneer Heritage Center

1 University Pl, Shreveport, LA 71115-2301
+1 318-797-5332
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Collection of old buildings

Collection of 7 old buildings, only one of which really has anything worth seeing. The Hutchinson... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
David T
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Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Hidden gem for history buffs

Located on the LSU campus, fenced off, so MUST call and make appointment. There are 7 buildings to... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
trevorrohm
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Museum chronicles the period of settlement and early development of northwest Louisiana during the 19th century.
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14 May 2018
“Collection of old buildings”
17 Mar 2018
“Hidden gem for history buffs”
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1 University Pl, Shreveport, LA 71115-2301
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Collection of 7 old buildings, only one of which really has anything worth seeing. The Hutchinson home was moved from the Caspiana area. There are a few interesting artifacts and the family's story is well-chronicled. If you have the time, visit the Heritage Village in...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Located on the LSU campus, fenced off, so MUST call and make appointment. There are 7 buildings to tour, took about 1 hours. We had a great private tour and the history was great, the buildings vintage and authentic. Parking right in front - free....More

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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...More

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Reviewed 30 April 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...More

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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...More

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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.

1  Thank mariannette
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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...More

3  Thank 2_bedroom_suite
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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.

2  Thank TexasHappynHawaii
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