Mansfield Female College Museum

Mansfield Female College Museum Photo


101 Monroe St.
Mansfield LA 71052

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.



General Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Free Admission
  • Handicapped Accessible
Type of Museum
  • Historical Museum