West Feliciana Historical Society Museum

West Feliciana Historical Society Museum "West Feliciana Historical Society was founded in 1969 to foster an awareness of local history in th

Museum dedicated to the history, people and architecture of West Feliciana Parish. Located on the main street in town featuring tourist information and a gift shop in the former hardware store circa 1896.

12/06/2023

APC 2024 is delighted to offer you the same quality experience and excited to announce Maker’s Mark as a returning sponsor. Under our Main Tent will be a beautiful large circular Full-Service Bar with 6 bartenders ready to serve you.
*credit card and/or drink tokens accepted
*must be 21 years of age and older

12/02/2023

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12/01/2023

Hey there, West Fel! Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of children in need? Girl Scout Daisy Troop 10480 is co-hosting with the Bella Bowman Foundation to bring some holiday cheer to the little ones who need it most. They are hosting a TOY DRIVE and they need your help!

We're calling on all the big-hearted folks in the community to come together and donate a toy to the cause.

So come on down to The Francis Southern Table and Bar and drop off your donation. And don't wait too long - all toys must be turned in by December 10. Let's make this a holiday season to remember for all the right reasons. Thank you for your support!

Gifts for everyone!
12/01/2023

Gifts for everyone!

11/30/2023
11/30/2023

‼ SANTA ON PATROL ‼ DEC 17 ‼ Schedule and routes below!


*****DATE CHANGED TO DEC 17 DUE TO WEATHER*****

On Sunday, December 17, Santa and his helpers will be patrolling local neighborhoods to see who’s being naughty or nice! Come on out and grab some goodies! See you soon!

1:00 pm – SOLITUDE; begin at Solitude Fire Station traveling to Dove Avenue, Woodpecker Drive and back out to Solitude Rd.

2:00 pm – HARDWOOD; begin at Street D to Street B to Street A, back to Street D

3:00 pm – AUDUBON HILLS; begin at Daniel Clinic traveling on Oak Street to Pine Street and ending at the cul-de-sac

Give the gift of St. Francisville this year! Stop by the West Feliciana Historical Society Museum Gift Shop and check ou...
11/30/2023

Give the gift of St. Francisville this year! Stop by the West Feliciana Historical Society Museum Gift Shop and check out our wonderful selection of St. Francisville tea towels, ornaments and toys!

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
11/21/2023

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

If you have pre-ordered your wreaths, please do not forget to pick them up today at the Old Benevolent Society Building. Please be prepared to show your tickets. Wreaths are also available for those who wish to purchase with cash on site. Otherwise, you will need to pay online. Thank you!

See you there!!
11/20/2023

See you there!!

Join the town of St. Francisville on Saturday, November 26th, for Shop Small Saturday! This day is dedicated to supporting small businesses and buying holiday gifts from them. St. Francisville has a plethora of small boutiques and shops that will have great deals to help you get all of your holiday shopping done early. Whether you're looking for unique gifts for your loved ones or just want to support local businesses, Shop Small Saturday is the perfect opportunity to do so. Don't miss out on this amazing event!

Let us complete your holiday table with 50%off select Illume candles and more! Bring the holidays home!
11/20/2023

Let us complete your holiday table with 50%off select Illume candles and more! Bring the holidays home!

You don’t want to miss this beautiful holiday event!
11/17/2023

You don’t want to miss this beautiful holiday event!

Mark your calendars & secure your tickets today!!!!
Immerse yourself in the holiday season & stroll through St Francisville's Historic District, surrounded by a stunning display of 3000 luminaries illuminating the streets. This magical event includes four Christmas Spirit stops at Historic District homes (adults only), along with free public events for the whole family!! It's the perfect opportunity to bond with loved ones and create lasting memories. Visit the link in our bio now to secure your tickets. Don't miss out on this unforgettable holiday experience!!! 🎄🎅🏼🥂✨

11/11/2023

The West Feliciana Historical Society Museum is delighted to welcome you to explore their organization. Their Board of Directors and 600 members are dedicated to fostering an awareness of local history and preserving our community's heritage. Founded in 1969, their mission is to promote a communal sense of continuity and a common past, which can give hope for the future and help for the present. They believe that a known past and a sense of place opens the doors of the mind and guides their endeavors.
They invite you to explore their website and learn more about the organization, mission, and programs. The many volunteers work tirelessly to achieve their goals, and they hope that you will be informed and inspired by the history of our area.
http://www.westfelicianahistory.org/

11/09/2023

The Friends of the West Feliciana Parish Library Christmas Tour of Homes will be held December 2, 2023 from 10:00am- 4:00pm! Tickets are now available to purchase on Eventbrite here:
https://bit.ly/3tVIBjz

Christmas in the Country

11/09/2023

Let's come together and show some love to our local businesses this November 24-26 during the Shop Small event! Small businesses are the heart and soul of our community, and by shopping local, we support our neighborhood!

So, mark your calendars and join us in celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship and community! 💗

It's National Louisiana Day! Come and celebrate by visiting the West Feliciana Historical Society Museum! "We love it he...
11/09/2023

It's National Louisiana Day! Come and celebrate by visiting the West Feliciana Historical Society Museum! "We love it here!"

11/03/2023
We are delighted that Grandmother's Buttons jewelry has a home in St. Francisville once again. Each beautiful handmade p...
11/03/2023

We are delighted that Grandmother's Buttons jewelry has a home in St. Francisville once again. Each beautiful handmade piece has its own story to tell.

11/01/2023

Visit BonTempTix to purchase tickets to “Christmas Spirits”. A Christmas event benefitting St Francisville Beautiful. Enjoy four “Christmas Spirit” stops and streets lined with 3000 luminaries in the historic District Saturday, December 2nd. 6-9PM.

10/30/2023

We are so excited to share with you what APC 24 has in store!!
Quality - Detail - Elegance

10/29/2023

Pride of St. Francisville Order of Eastern Star members at The Yellow Leaf Festival today!

10/24/2023
Not every witch lives in Salem! Spooky things are happening at West Feliciana Historical Society Museum. Witches Ride of...
10/12/2023

Not every witch lives in Salem! Spooky things are happening at West Feliciana Historical Society Museum. Witches Ride of Saint Francisville, We have been witching for you!👻
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10/06/2023

Witches Ride of Saint Francisville We are busy preparing for the wicked, the wretched and the wild witches of St. Francisville to fly into the Historical Society and give us all a good scare! While the witches gather and enjoy a refreshing sip of Melisandre’s Blood Potion 🩸 we will be giving away door prizes to tame even the scariest of witches. Stayed tuned witches! 👻👻🎃

09/22/2023

Save the date! 🎶 Save the Old Benevolent Society Building

We are hard at work on our spells, we mean SALES! 🎃 Spooky snacks, and a special witches brew. 🍸 Witches Ride of Saint F...
09/20/2023

We are hard at work on our spells, we mean SALES! 🎃 Spooky snacks, and a special witches brew. 🍸 Witches Ride of Saint Francisville Visit St. Francisville. 👻
Thank you ladies for all of your hard work.

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09/19/2023

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Father Craig from Grace Episcopal Church and Reverend Allison and Brandon Sikes from the Methodist Church will bless the animals of the community.

She was amazing and represents a great organization! SEMC-Southeastern Museums Confrence working with LAM-Louisiana Asso...
09/15/2023

She was amazing and represents a great organization! SEMC-Southeastern Museums Confrence working with LAM-Louisiana Association of Museums.

Earlier this week SEMC Executive Director, Zinnia Willits had the honor of delivering the keynote address for the Louisiana Association of Museums Annual Meeting in New Orleans! What a treat to get to know so many wonderful people from across the state and speak about professional organization membership and career development. State museum associations are SO important! Please support your state org through membership...the opportunities they offer will open many doors!

Thank you LAM for the warm welcome. We can't wait to bring SEMC to Baton Rouge in 2024!

09/05/2023

Who’s up for some bird watching?!
On Saturday, September 16th there will be two Birding Walks taking place here in West Feliciana Parish!

🦆The Friends of Cat Island NWR will begin their walk/hikes at 6:30 am. Registration is required (contact William Daniel at 225-721-0090).

🦅Audubon SHS is hosting their walk at 7 am through 9:30 am. Preregistration is required (call 225-635-3739).

For more information, go to the link below:

https://www.visitstfrancisvillela.com/events/

08/29/2023

St. Francisville is becoming more of a tourist destination and a new service offers a way to explore the town for locals and visitors. West Feliciana Parish and St. Francisville

08/28/2023
Thank you Mrs. Helen Williams!
08/26/2023

Thank you Mrs. Helen Williams!

Helen Williams was caring for the petunias in front of the West Feliciana Historical Society when she got word that her mother had passed away. Her mother had already instilled

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11757 Ferdinand Street
Saint Francisville, LA
70775

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 9am - 5pm

Telephone

(225) 635-6330

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