Amite City Museum
Chamber of Commerce
101 SE Central
Amite, LA 70422
- Located in the Chamber of Commerce in downtown Amite, this museum depicts "The Heart of Tangipahoa Parish". Open 10-3 Monday through Friday. www.amitechamberofcommerce.org
Tangipahoa African-American Heritage Museum and Black Veterans Archives (click here for website)
1600 Phoenix Square
Hammond, LA 70403
The purpose of the museum is to tell the story of African Americans in all their permutations: family life, Civil Rights movement, arts and entertainment, inventions, sports, medicine, architecture, politics, religion, law, technology, etc.. Our mission statement:
"Dedicated to preserve, maintain and educate the public on the history of African-American ancestors in the State of Louisiana and Tangipahoa parish in collaboration with other entities of cultural interest throughout the United States of America and abroad through artistic endeavors". Open Monday through Friday 10-4, Saturday by appointment only for groups of 10 or more. Call from admission prices.
Corner S.E. Railroad Avenue & East Pine Street
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
The Collinswood School Museum, originally built around 1874, contains theme display cases with items depicting the city's history surrounding the railroad, agriculture, Indians, and the cypress mill. Open Wed. 10-12, Fri. and Sat. 10-4, Sun. noon - 4.
Independence Italian Cultural Museum
P. O. Box 383
Independence, LA 70443
The Independence Italian Festival Cultural Museum, located in the Old Catholic Church, displays the Italian lifestyles in Independence area. Independence Italians were and are to this day very family and church oriented as is depicted among the museum memorabilia and artifacts. Open by appointment.
Camp Moore Confederate Museum & Cemetery (click here for website)
70640 Camp Moore Road
Tangipahoa, LA 70465
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