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Calcasieu Historical Preservation Society

Reflections of Margaret Place and ICCS

A special exhibit presented by Margaret Place residents and former residents, The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (ICCS), and the Calcasieu Historical Preservation Society will be held from 3:00 - 4:00 on Saturday, March 31st, for Fan Tour Ticket Holders, and from 10:00 - 4:00 on Palm Sunday.  

bungalowarchitecturalaccentImages of Margaret Place by Sue Zimmerman will be on display and prints and notecards of her work will be for sale. Original Robert Kleinschmidt artwork will also be displayed.

A few examples of display items:
  • A special exhibit of Bungalow architecture courtesy of Melinda Cormier and Barbara Wyman
  • An oil portrait of Michel Pithon on loan by Dean and Hilda Day
  • Two original deeds from Clooney purchase in 1913 courtesy of Mike Clooney and a photograph of his grandparents on their wedding day in 1909
  • A Charlie Huang original of the Brulet (Bayou Shadows) apartments on Park Avenue (The 2nd oldest apartment complex in Lake Charles) on loan by Mary Kay Hopkins

In order to see all nine houses and the exhibit, the tour time has been expanded. We encourage you to allot plenty of time to take in all that the day has to offer.