Rebel State Historic Site is located approximately 25 miles west of Natchitoches on La. 1221. Interstate travelers should take the Natchitoches/Many exit and head west to Robeline then turn onto La. 120 to Marthaville. The site is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years) and features the Louisiana Country Music Museum, an amphitheater and picnic area. Admission to the museum is $2 per person . Schools groups, Church groups, Children ( 3 and under) and seniors (62 and over) are admitted free.
Home of the Louisiana Country
Music Museum and the
Resting Place of the Unknown Confederate Soldier
Rebel State Historic Site
1260 Hwy 1221
Marthaville, LA 71450
Example Spring Festival Calendar (Friday/Saturday)
Spring festival begins with the opening of foods and arts and crafts vendors
7 th Annual Harmonica Contest
Harmonicas will be awarded to 1 st , 2 nd , & 3 rd place winners. Check-in by 6:30 p.m.
9:00-10:25 "Tunes and Techniques for Mountain Dulcimers" Presented by Peggy Carter
10:35-12:00 "Beyond Melody for Hammer Dulcimers" Presented by Peggy Carter
10:45 a.m . Jodonna Hardy-vocalist/guitarist
11:30 a.m . Sarah Barrett-vocalist
12:15 a.m. Celeste and Justin Bolton -vocalist/drumist
1:00 p.m. Hog-calling Contest
1:45 p.m . Larry Taylor-vocalist/guitarist
2:30 p.m. Jennifer Honeycutt-vocalist
3:00 p.m . Dulcimer Contest Registration
3:30 p.m . Dulcimer Contest-Mountain
4:30 p.m. Dulcimer Contest-Hammer
All programs are subject to change.
Come and enjoy the food, the fun, the friends and the festivities at the 5th Annual Rebel Spring Festival . The festivities will begin on April 28 at noon, with an assortment of food and arts and crafts on the grounds. At 7 p.m. , the 7th Annual Rebel Harmonica Contest will kick off the weekend music celebration. On Saturday, we will have musical performances throughout the day, a hog calling contest and a dulcimer workshop and contest. So, bring the family and plan to have lots of fun!