About the SFHM

Our mission at the Southern Forest Heritage Museum & Research Center is to provide educational opportunities to promote better understanding of the historic, cultural, and economic influences of the lumber industry of the early 20th century and to maintain the nation's most complete historic sawmill complex with its extensive collection of steam-powered logging and milling equipment.


Our facilities include:

-A fully restored Sawmill

-Planer Mill


-Post Office

-Finish Lumber Shed

-Civilian Conservation Corps Museum

-Henry Hardtner House Museum

-RR&G Railroad Engine House

-RR&G Railroad Machine Shop

-Restored and recreated portions of the Red River & Gulf Railroad

-SFHM Offices

-SFHM Education Center