Mansfield Female College Museum

101 Monroe St., Mansfield, LA 71052
318-871-9978 | 318-871-9978
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In 1854, Dr. H.C. Thweatt and William E. Doty visited DeSoto Parish and saw the need for an institution of higher learning for young women. The Mansfield Female College opened the next year offering a rigorous curriculum of  foreign language, science. and art. During the Civil War, the college served as a hospital for soldiers wounded in the Battle of Mansfield. The college continued to educate students until it closed in 1930.Call for hours of operation.



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