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Historic dance hall celebrating 60 years

Posted at 12:25 AM, Jun 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-02 01:25:13-04

The family behind a St. Martin Parish dance hall is celebrating more than six decades of business.

The celebration is going on until 2 a.m. at PB Dee’s Classic Club Valentine.

The dance hall first opened in 1952 near the Village of Parks. It’s one of the area’s oldest black-owned family business.

While the tradition of dance halls have dwindled over the years, the Ledet family has found a way to outlast the rest, and they’re on a mission to make it a historical landmark.