Museum to host Lunchtime Lagniappe on CRNHP and National Park Week Friday

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The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum, 800 Front St., will host “Lunchtime Lagniappe: Cane River Creole NHP and National Park Week” Friday April 23 from 12:15–12:45 p.m.

Cane River Creole NHP Chief of Resource Management Dustin Fuqua will present his work in packing sensitive museum artifacts for relocation, designing artifact storage spaces, planning for specialized cabinetry and physically transporting an incredible museum collection of approximately 500,000 objects and archives.

In recognition of National Park Week, the presentation will highlight noteworthy examples of agricultural implements made and used by enslaved workers, architectural elements removed from National Historic Landmarks, historic furnishings, vernacular craftsmanship and rare material culture from the region.

For more information on the Cane River Creole NHP, visit https://www.nps.gov/cari/index.htm

Visitors are encouraged to bring their lunches with them and eat while listening to the presentation. Regulations regarding masks and physical distancing will be followed. This event is free and open to the public. Visit www.LouisianaStateMuseum.org or call (318) 357-2492 for more information.