Port Allen- The West Baton Rouge Historical Association will hold a fundraiser drawing through November 1st. Digital tickets are available through the WBR Museum's Facebook, and physical tickets can be purchased at or mailed to the museum. In-person purchases should be done with cash or check. Tickets are $50. Winners will be draawn following the annual Ethel Claiborne Dameron Leture held at the museum. First Place receives an original Burny Myrick water color, and other prizes include three numbered Burny Myrick prints, a signed copy of the Timeless River: A Portrait of Life on the Mississippi 1850-1900, and more.
Proceeds from the drawing will go directly to support the HA and its mission: to foster an intrest in parish history, encourage and pursue research, and collect and preserve materials illustrating past and present parish activities. The Historical Association collaborates with local communities to preserve the rich and diverse history of our parish, and maintains the care of permanent collection housed in the WBR museum, containing thousands of objects and photographs of significance to the parish.