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Mansfield State Historic Site Hosts Ghost Stories


Have you ever seen an abandoned house that has become over taken by nature? Have you ever wanted to explore it and learn its story before it is gone forever? Photographer Melanie Dawn Parent spent a year documenting the remains of vanishing historic structures in DeSoto Parish.  On January 7th at 2PM Melanie Parent will present the history and stories behind her photographs.   Join her as she reveals her hauntingly beautiful work. Exhibit will run through January and February.

Mansfield State Historic Site is located on La. Hwy. 175, three miles south of Mansfield. Program Admission is $5.00 per person ages 13 and up; children 12 and under are free.  General Park Admission is 4.00 per person; children 12 and under and seniors 62 and over are admitted free.  For more information, call 318.872.1474 or 888.677.6267, or visit or


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