In observance of Memorial Day, Mansfield State Historic Site staff will conduct a short walking tour of the Mansfield city cemetery at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 27. The tour will focus on the history of the section of the cemetery known as the "Confederate Rest." The tour will also include stories of notable persons in Mansfield's and Louisiana's history.
Those attending the program will meet at Mansfield State Historic Site by 10:30 a.m., then follow the Park Ranger to the designated parking area in town. This is a weather-permitting outdoor program involving a walk through uneven ground in the cemetery; dress appropriately for the weather and terrain. Please bring water as there will not be access to public drinking fountains.
Mansfield State Historic Site is located on State Highway 175, three miles south of Mansfield, La.
Program admission is $5 per person, ages 12 and under are free.
Our Buried Past: Mansfield City Cemetery Walking Tour
- Mansfield State Historic Site