Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Original log and batten dogtrot structure built circa 1838. First homesteaded by Robert and Winnie Byas. Acquired by Calvin and Hepsey Leary in 1850. Greek Revival ell wing added and plantation was . . . — — Map (db m181327) HM
B.B. McKinney was born here on July 22, 1886. He was a gospel song writer, evangelistic singer, teacher, and music editor. He composed 149 songs and was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 1982. Some of his best-loved hymns are "The Nail . . . — — Map (db m181225) HM
Academy Park was once the home of the Minden Male Academy. Built in 1850 with funds and on land donated by civic leader W.A. Drake, it was one of two schools created from the Minden Academy that had been established in 1838. In 1852, an additional . . . — — Map (db m119214) HM
National Register of Historic Places
Erected in 1910 as the Bank of Webster
Renovated and occupied 2001
Contractor - McInnis Brothers Construction, Inc.
Architect - Ballard & Associates, Inc.
The principal architectural feature is its . . . — — Map (db m181025) HM
In July, 1835 Countess De Leon led a group of German immigrants to this site and established a communal colony which operated successfully for 37 years.
Two descendants of the colony, Chester Krouse and Ruby Krouse, with the consent of Mrs. . . . — — Map (db m181122) HM
Minden Historic Residential District
In 1836 Charles Veeder, a German-American born in New York State, built an inn on a hilltop a few miles from Bayou Dorcheat. Legend has it, the inn was constructed on a salt lick that was the best deer . . . — — Map (db m120015) HM