The Historical Association of Central Louisiana is a partnership of members who share a common interest in preserving our local history for future generations.
Mission: HACL strives to advance the preservation, appreciation, and understanding of things of historical value in the central Louisiana community.
March 28, 2018
Please review the attached invitation to a wonderful Sunday afternoon picnic in the historic Rapides Cemetery, a National Register property.
Please note that due to the rain and soggy grounds at the Rapides Cemetery, our Annual Party and celebration of the work accompl...
March 27, 2018
Talk with a Scholar - Alexandria Museum of Art
Judith Bonner, Senior Curator and Curator of Art at the Historic New Orleans Collection in New Orleans,
will talk about Ellsworth and William Woodward, the (read more)
March 13, 2018
Your donations have made a difference!
March 7, 2018 - Save the Dairy Barn at Buhlow Lake (SDBBL) notified the HACL that the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between SDBBL and the Department of Health at Central State Hospital and the State of Louisiana has been signed by...
March 12, 2018
Witness to Wartime: Takuichi Fujii introduces an artist whose work opens a window to historical events, issues, and ideas far greater than the individual.
This exhibit at the Alexandria Museum of Art runs until June 23rd.
Fujii began an illustrated diary that spans the y...
March 6, 2018
The Louisiana Maneuvers: 1941
Wednesday evening, March 7, 7-8 p.m.
Hotel Bentley Lobby
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11/24 - Holiday Party at Rosalie
November 19, 2019
11/2/2019 - Historic Cemetery Tour
September 20, 2019
5/25/2019-Save the Dairy Barn Run - 5k
April 10, 2019
4/7/2019-Dr. Thomas Howell-Soldiers of the Pen
March 1, 2019
Dairy Barn North Wall Project - completed!
January 28, 2019
The Pelican State goes to War: Louisiana in World...
January 26, 2019
2/7/2019 - Historical Marker Unveiling
January 17, 2019
Dairy Barn North Wall Project - underway
September 25, 2018
Historic Cemetery Tour - 10/27 Saturday
August 31, 2018
Happy Birthday - Hotel Bentley 110 years old
August 8, 2018