Columbia & Caldwell Parish Ramble - Saturday October 22, 2022


Explore a new part of Louisiana’s past in northeast Louisiana! Join friends and family for a day of touring historic sites in and around Columbia and Caldwell Parish, Louisiana on Saturday, October 22, 2022.   All registrations include an informational booklet and boxed lunch.  Transportation between sites is not included, carpooling is encouraged.  LTHP event attendees are to follow any active CDC and Health Department protocols to reduce the spread of Covid-19.

Agenda & Tour Schedule:

  • 9:30, Check-in and registration at First United Methodist Church (501 Church Street, Columbia)
  • 10:00- 10:30, Welcome
  • 10:30-12:00, Sites in downtown Columbia and Columbia Hill Cemetery
  • 1200 – 1:00, Schepis Museum (Louisiana Folklife Exhibit) and Lunch – Presentation of 2022 Louisiana Preservation Awards –  Mocktails at Watermark Grill and View Columbia Mural 
  • 1:00 – 1:45, Martin Home Place Museum
  • 1:45 – 2:30, Graves Homeplace
  • 2:30 – 3:15, Synope Plantation
  • Explore sites on your own afterwards


  • General Admission – $50
  • Member Admission – $45 (automatic discount when you login to NEON or must verify active membership, contact 318-267-5220 )
  • Teacher & Student – $15
  • Register by Monday October 17, 2022

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The activity that is the subject of this project has been financed in part with Federal funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, through the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, Office of Cultural Development, Division of Historic Preservation. However, the contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of the Interior, or the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Department of the Interior. This program receives Federal financial assistance for identification and protection of historic properties. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, the U.S. Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, disabilities, religion, age, or sex in its federally assisted programs. If you believe you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility as described above, or if you desire further information, please write to: Office of Equal Opportunity National Park Service 1849 C Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 202406