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Northwest Louisiana History Exhibition

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame & Northwest Louisiana History Museum

This exhibition tells the story of how diverse groups of people—Caddo Indians, French and Spanish settlers, free and enslaved Africans and rural Southern whites—created the distinctive regional culture that thrives today. With vibrant displays and diverse artifacts dating from the 1700s, this display celebrates the explorers, artists, writers, entrepreneurs and human rights leaders who embody northwest Louisiana’s resilient spirit.