Rapides Cemetery

The Rapides Cemetery Preservation Society, a project of the Historical Association of Central LA, works to preserve the Historic Rapides Cemetery.  Visit the Facebook page for the Historic Rapides Cemetery Preservation Society.

Second and Fifth Saturday Cleanup

Be a part of the workday(s) at the cemetery on the second Saturday, and in those months with a fifth Saturday.  8:00 a.m. to noon.  Usually there are cookies (and water to wash them down.)  View a map.

Media/News Articles
Video Links

10/22/2016 Cemetery Tour


4/9/2016 - A reception was held at Brother Poole's home, honoring Architect Fred Barksdale.  It was a very successful fundraiser for the Historic Rapides Cemetery.


2/5/2016 - Jason Church of the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training visited the cemetery to share preservation techniques.



1937 Jackson St.

Alexandria, LA 71301


T:  318-448-3952


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The Historical Association of Central Louisiana