MEP Update on the Lutheran Benevolent Society Cemetery, Baton Rouge

By Amanda R. Lanata, LTHP volunteer On a warm afternoon recently, I met Lillie Gallagher and Matt Thomas at the Lutheran Benevolent Society Cemetery on Eddie Robinson Sr Drive in Baton Rouge. We toured the six-acre cemetery, a beautiful tree-shaded spot across the street from the Brooks Park swimming pool. Though I could see McKinley […]

Announcing the 2021 Most Endangered Places

Announcing the 2021 Louisiana Most Endangered Places For Immediate Release Baton Rouge, LA - Louisiana is known for its rich history and cultural diversity.  Louisiana’s historic sites represent the past, but often these sites become neglected, abandoned, or ultimately demolished.  The Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation works statewide to help identify and advocate for our state’s historic […]

Nominations for 2021 Most Endangered Places and Preservation Awards Now Open

The Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation is now accepting nominations for its annual list of Most Endangered Places and honorees for Louisiana Preservation Awards for 2021. Each year historic sites threatened for various reasons such as demolition, neglect, funding, etc are selected to the Most Endangered List to bring awareness and attention to our rapidly […]