School Supply Drive

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The Historic Carter House Society Inc. (HCHS) is sponsoring a drive to collect school supplies for the Head Start School that is located just outside the entrance to Carter Plantation.  The school is in need of all types of supplies but the basic supplies they requested are the following: Crayons Construction[…]

HCHS Financials for 2015

The 2015 Financial Report for HCHS was delivered to the CDD at their meeting on Monday, March 28, 2016.  Following is a condensed version of the Income Statement: Bank Balance 12/31/14           $ 4,145.96 Income for 2015                      $17,151.18 Expenses for 2015   […]

Amateur Radio Chapter Holds Fall 2015 Rally in Livingston Parish, Louisiana

Eighteen (18) Motor Coaches from the Amateur Radio Chapter came to Lakeside RV Park in Livingston, Louisiana to hold their fall 2015 Rally. The Rally spanned the dates of November 5 – 9 and thanks to the Livingston Convention & Visitors Bureau their “Rally” was a huge success. The group initially contacted Jonathan “JT” Taylor,[…]

Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation (LTHP) 2014 Preservation/Repurposed Success Stories in Louisiana

The Historic Carter House Society Inc. (HCHS) is pleased and proud to have been chosen for the honor of one of the Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation (LTHP) Preservation Success Stories for 2014. HCHS would like to thank the Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservations for this recognition. The LTHP gathered in Lake Charles on May[…]

Carter House Civil War Reenactment – 150th Anniversary of Battle of Blood River – April 18, 2015

On April 18, 2015 there was a recognition ceremony for six (6) Confederate Soldiers buried in the Springfield Cemetery and three (3) in Carter Cemetery. The ceremony also recognized Lt. Edward J. McDermett, Confederate States Navy (CSS), and Mr. Louie Bernard who worked at the Carter Plantation for Judge Marcus T. Carter, owner of Carter[…]