Your membership in the Louisiana Trust supports our work around the state and gives you discounts on materials at Sherwin-Williams Paint stores nationwide.





 Making the Most of Your Historic Building – Public Meeting Schedule

The Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation (LTHP) in partnership with the Louisiana Division of Historic Preservation will discuss resources for rehabilitating historic buildings, including tax credits and historic designations.We will also cover the benefits of local historic districts, Louisiana State Cultural Districts, Main Street Communities and National Register listing, as well as how preservation easements can help protect properties into the future.

The evening meetings are free and open to the public.
May 23 Shreveport – Central ARTSTATION – 801 Crockett Street – 6-7:30 p.m.
Jun 01 Opelousas – Opelousas City Hall – 318 North Court Street – 6-7:30 p.m.

June 13 Baton Rouge – Main Branch – East Baton Rouge Public Library – 7711 Goodwood Boulevard – 6-7:30 p.m.
Jun 20 DeRidder – War Memorial Civic Center – 250 North 7th Street – 6-7:30 pm


The Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation promotes the preservation of the historical resources and heritage of Louisiana.


The Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation was founded in 1979 for cultural and educational purposes pertaining to historic preservation. The Founders understood that an organized state-wide network of preservationists was a critical component to promote the preservation of the heritage and historic resources of Louisiana through education, technical assistance, outreach and advocacy. The Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation is the statewide partner of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Covering All Corners of Louisiana

LTHP is a 501(c)3 organization that was established in 1979 as a non-profit educational corporation chartered by the state of Louisiana and governed by a board of directors representing all areas of the state.  Donations to the Louisiana Trust are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Most Endangered Structures

Structures listed on the Most Endangered list are significantly threatened by demolition, neglect, lack of maintenance, inappropriate development or other threats. Ideally these structures are historic in being more than 50 years of age and are historically significant. Preservation Louisiana and a Field Services Representative conducts on-site visits and works with the property owner / community leaders in creating a viable preservation strategy for the structure.


Click below to join our team in helping preserve these historic resources and the heritage of Louisiana.


Active members of the Louisiana Trust receive a substantial discount at Sherwin-Williams Paint stores nationwide.  Whether you’re giving a new look to a room or painting the entire house, the savings will more than pay for your membership, and you’ll be helping to save endangered historic buildings across the state.

Thank you for your support!