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In order to keep our members, friends of the media, and the public informed of happenings for the Southern Forest Heritage Museum, we will have periodic news updates and press releases available on this page. Also, be sure to follow us on Facebook and other social media for the latest information.

64 Parishes Article on Southern Forest Heritage Museum

This article in 64 Parishes magazine provides excellent background on the mission of the museum -... more

With COVID-19 virus concerns winding down, the SFHM has re-opened. Hours: Wed - Sat 9 AM - 4 PM. There is a statewide... more

Southern Forest Heritage Museum Closed Due to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 virus, the museum has closed, effective March 20, 2020. We anticipate this closure will last... more

The Southern Forest Heritage Museum is saddened today to report the sudden passing of our gift shop manager and wedding... more

Museum Closed for Maintenance

The museum is closed from Dec 1 to Feb 1 for annual maintenance.

*All scheduled events will occur as planned... more

Red River & Gulf Engine #106 Work Session - Final Prep

Work Session - October 13, 2018

After many months of work under the able leadership of Mike Miller, the big day... more

Southern Forest Heritage Museum Art Exhibit

The public is invited to a reception in the Education Building to view the art and meet the artists on Sunday, September... more

Red River & Gulf Engine #106 Stabilization Project

Stablizing the Red River & Gulf #106.  April 27, 2018 - August 3, 2018

Team Members:

  • Mike Miller... more
Red River & Gulf Engine #106

Our Red River & Gulf locomotive #106 needs to move.  Stored in the Car Knocker's Shed since 1954, after hauling the... more