Back to news 64 Parishes

“Hometown Teams” Kicks Off in Winnsboro on March 19

For more than 15 years the LEH has partnered with the Smithsonian Institute and institutions around the state to bring world-class museum exhibitions to rural communities.

On Saturday, March 19, the Old Post Office Museum in Winnsboro kicks off the Louisiana tour of “Hometown Teams,” a Museum on Main Street exhibition that captures the stories that unfold on the neighborhood fields and courts, and the underdog heroics, larger-than-life-legends, fierce rivalries and gut wrenching defeats.

The 2016 tour sites are:

  • Old Post Office Museum, Winnsboro, March 19-April 30
  • Claiborne Parish Library, Homer, May 7-June 18
  • Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum, Natchitoches, June 25-August 6
  • Lincoln Parish Library, Ruston, August 13-September 24
  • Southern Forest Heritage Museum & Research Center, Long Leaf, October 1-November 12
  • Abita Springs Trailhead Museum, Abita Springs, November 19-January 1

Click here for more info on Museum on Main Street.