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 […]

2019 Most Endangered Places Announced

Baton Rouge, LA – Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation (LTHP) announced its annual list of Louisiana’s Most Endangered Places List for 2019.  Since 1999, the Louisiana Trust has highlighted endangered historic sites and advocated for their preservation and protection.  Listing these resources acknowledges their importance to Louisiana’s history and culture and draws attention to the forces affecting these and similar historic sites statewide.  The list […]