Group hopes to restore long-vacant Leon Godchaux High in Reserve

Repairs for long-vacant Leon Godchaux could cost $5 million BY RICHARD THOMPSON rthompson@theadvocate.com  DEC 19, 201 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Efforts are underway to restore a nearly century-old high school building in St. John the Baptist Parish that has fallen into...

Historic Bricks Donated to Restoration Project

The Godchaux-Reserve House Historical Society gratefully thank Lester Vicknair of Reserve, for the generous donation of over 7k bricks to use on the Godchaux-Reserve House restoration. These are bricks that were saved from the old St. Peter’s Church of Reserve...

Major Accomplishments Celebrated

The Godchaux-Reserve House Historical Society held a ceremony November 30 celebrating a major accomplishment for the society — the completion of a new roof and stabilization of the badly worn home that was once the heart of the St. John the Baptist Parish’s 18th...