Near Minden in Webster Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Germantown Colony And Museum
Two descendants of the colony, Chester Krouse and Ruby Krouse, with the consent of Mrs. Chester Krouse, donated one acre of colony land and buildings to Webster Parish police Jury Oct. 17, 1973.
Through the coordinated efforts of Webster Parish Police Jury, Webster Parish Bicentennial committee, and Germantown Restoration committee, Restoration of colony began Dec. 4, 1973.
Webster Parish Police Jury
Leland C. Mims, President
Ruth L. Overton, Sec.-Treas.
Jeanne P. Harper, Asst. Sec.-Treas.
J.T. Banch · R.L. Slack · A.G. Kirkikis
Bobby R. Wise · Rev. E.T. Brown · David McDowell
W.K. Womack · Tylon Blanton · Gerald Smith
Morriss McClary · I.E. Merritt
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1835.
Location. 32° 41.959′ N, 93° 13.87′ W. Marker is near Minden, Louisiana, in Webster Parish. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 Museum Rd, Minden LA 71055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memorial Shrine (approx. 5.8 miles away); Davis - Green House (approx. 6.2 miles away); Minden Historic Residential District / Ms. Mona Miriam Robinson Monk (approx. 6.3 miles away); Academy Park (approx. 6.3 miles away); Citizens Bank & Trust Company (approx. 6.6 miles away); W.R. Shadow Home (approx. 9.6 miles away); Russellville (approx. 11.2 miles away); Parish Courthouse (approx. 12 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Minden.
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