July 2014

Unvexed to the Sea

July 12th, 10 AM until 4PM

A Civil War Living History encampment marking the 151st Anniversary of the capture of the Mississippi River. Marine and Sailor Civil War reenactors will be on hand on the half hour doing weapon demonstrations, uniform talks and camp life. The program is free to all paying the park admission fee. For more information please contact Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville, La. at 1-225-635-3739.

1810 Colonial Militia Boys Day

July 11th, 9 AM until Noon.

Boys ages 8-12 are mustered into the Colonial Militia to experience life as a Colonial soldier! Relive the war through drills, open hearth cooking, fire making, blacksmithing, and early 19th century life. Preregistration is required and there is an additional cost. For more information please contact Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville, La. at 1-225-635-3739.

1810 Colonial Girls Day

July 18th, 9 AM until Noon.

This Colonial camp takes girls ages 8-12 back in time to see what life was like for women in the early 19th century. Hands-on activities include laundry, butter churning, and quilting. Preregistration is required and there is an additional cost. For more information please contact Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville, La. at 1-225-635-3739.

Audubon Colonial History Day Camp

July 25th, 9 AM until Noon.

This camp is for boys and girls ages 9-12. If your child likes the outdoors and animals, they will love this experience! Participants will learn about the animals, farm life, natural dyes, medicine, and growing your own food in 1810.  Preregistration is required and there is an additional fee. For more information please contact Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville, La. at 1-225-635-3739.

 

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