Sleep Inn & Suites Medical Center
3215 Samford Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71103
Phone: (318) 676-0058
Fax: (318) 676-0059
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, this church is the oldest African-American Baptist Congregation in Shreveport.
Oakland Cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The earliest tombstone dates back to 1842. At least 16 Shreveport mayors and 1,000 Confederate soldiers are buried there.
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the Caddo Parish Courthouse sits on 2.5 acres which was the original site of a courthouse which was used as the State Capital of Louisiana the Civil War. Special features of the courthouse include Rosatta marble walls, pink and gray Tennessee marble with a border of Belgian black marble floors, and bronze lamps.
"A scientist's, historian's, and artist's delight", this National Historic Landmark was built during the late Industrial Revolution era and was the last operating steam powered water purification plant in the United States. This building, which is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places, still contains its original turn-of-the-19th century equipment.
The oldest church building in Shreveport, this Romanesque Revival church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features a main altar made of the purest Italian Carrera marble and over 60 stained glass windows, five of which memorializes five French Catholic priests who died during the yellow fever epidemic of 1873.
Featuring the Rose Plaza with 35-foot tall steel roses, a 300-foot long floating dock, and a 200-foot long interactive water plaza.
"One of the few combined art and garden centers in the Southwest", this horticulture and art facility features a domed botanical garden conservatory that contains native plantings, tropical plants, and seasonal plants. A sculpture garden is also on site that features a walkthrough bronze sculpture and a fragrance garden.
A family entertainment center that features popular video games, prize redemption games, a prize gallery, fun promotional activities, and more.
Five murals within six blocks of Barksdale Boulevard.
This garden honors local and national firemen and policemen who sacrificed their lives.
A kid friendly amusement venue that offers, paintball, a Big Rig ride, arcade games, and an inflatable bouncy with a ballpit. An extensive menu of hamburgers, hot dogs, corn dogs, pizzas, and more is also available.
Resources at the Bossier Parish Library Historical Center include church records, newspapers, maps, books, census records, collections, and manry genealogy files.