Jackson Parish Museum receives new artifacts

The Jackson Parish Museum and Fine Arts Association has received a portrait of Alvern Davis, wife of Jimmie Davis that will be displayed in the room commemorating the former Louisiana Governor that already houses a podium, chair, bed and his favorite saddle.

The desk used for over 25 years by the past three Jackson Parish Sheriff’s has also been acquisitioned to be displayed along with a plaque honoring Alyce Colvin and Judie Blalock, who were instrumental in the forming and growth of the Museum.

The news was announced at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Museum Board that took place this past Monday. It was also agreed that the board members would decorate the Museum for the upcoming Christmas Festival along with the flower urns on Main Street that were not yet decorated. Board President Barbara Johnson also informed the panel that different photos of the Museum would be presented on the Facebook page to help promote interest.

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