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Night At The Museum With Wesley Harris
March 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Night At The Museum With Wesley Harris “Early Outlaws and Mischief Makers In North Louisiana” Monday, March 11, 2019 the 64th Dorcheat Museum event will take place featuring Mr. Wesley Harris. This event will highlight early outlaws and mischief makers of the post-Civil War era. Don’t miss your chance to hear some of our local history as well as purchase a signed copy of Mr. Harris’s latest book “Neither Fear Nor Favor”. In addition to a law enforcement career spanning over 40 years, Harris has written professionally for over three decades, authoring several books and many articles on police procedure and American history. His work has appeared in national magazines like Mature Living, Wild West, and America’s Civil War. He has served in nearly every position in law enforcement—patrol officer, detective, trainer, section commander, and police chief. Currently, he is the manager of Lake Claiborne State Park and serves on the criminal justice faculty of the University of Phoenix. Harris is a native of Ruston and earned his B.S. and M.A. from Louisiana Tech. As a noted author and lecturer on police procedures, he has written several books and many articles and taught in police academies in thirteen states. Today, most of his writing focuses on historical subjects, especially those dealing with Reconstruction era crime. He lectures frequently on north Louisiana history and serves as president of the Lincoln Parish Museum. The museum events will be held in the Media/Learning center at the Dorcheat Historical Association Museum, 116 Pearl Street, Minden, La.