Caspiana House

Dr. Gary Joiner / Dr. Gary Joiner

History Matters commentator Gary Joiner explores the historical significance of the dogtrot home, and why this type of architecture deserves to have a future.

The LSU Shreveport Pioneer Heritage Center will host hundreds of visitors on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., for its annual pioneer day. Center director Marty Young says the aim is to transport people back to the 1850s, featuring a variety of folklife demonstrations and tours of the seven historic buildings that make up the Heritage Center.