U.S. Highway 65, Lake Providence Louisiana 71254
The Louisiana State Cotton Museum opened to preserve the history and heritage of cotton cultivation and its influence on life in Louisiana. The museum consists of several structures on the banks of Lake Providence. An 1840's farmhouse, a new facility to showcase exhibits, a 1920 Gullet Cotton Gin, and a sharecropper's cabin.
Other History nearby:
(Vicksburg) Balfour House
(Vicksburg) Belle of the Bends
(Monroe) Bible Museum
(Vicksburg) Biedenharn Candy Company Museum
(Monroe) Biedenharn Museum & Gardens
08/12 Coming to The Lake Providence area
World Catfish Festival Belzoni MS April6 This whiskers and fin festival held every April celebrates the world's largest catfish fry. Bands ranging from Gospel, Country, to Rock-n-Roll and Blues! Free Kids Zone!
World Famous Armidillo Festival Hamburg AR May1-4 The World Famous Armidillo Festival takes place on Hamburg's town square and the surrounding blocks. Local bands play on Friday night of the festival and all day Saturday to ensure your weekend is the best.
Louisiana Peach Fest Ruston LA June21-22 The fun begins on Friday in Ruston’s historic Railroad Park at 6:30 p.m. with Dixie Tradition, followed by a return festival appearance by Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band at 8:30 p.m.