War of 1812 BiCentennial Programs

The War of 1812 Living History Encampment “March to New Orleans”

February 15th-16th, 2014 10 AM until 4 PM

During the years of the nearly forgotten War of 1812 a foreign invader burned the White House, the United States invaded Canada, and the sounds of cannon fire and battle could be heard in the French Quarter of New Orleans. From 10 AM until 4 PM visitors will see the Age of Napoleon come to life though volunteers in reproduction uniforms and clothing of the War of 1812. Activities will include cannon firing drills, black powder musket drills, and camp life talks. For more information please contact Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville, La. at 1-225-635-3739

1812 Market Faire

 May 17th,2014  10 AM-4 PM

 Celebrate spring in the year 1812 at the Market Fair. The country is on the verge of once again being at war with England so sign up with the militia or even try your hand drillingwith them. You may walk among the market stalls to witness the crafts people demonstrating or selling everything from candles to clothing, blacksmithing to herbal teas, woodworking to soaps, and much more.   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.

 

Jane Austen Home School Day

September 5th, 9 AM until Noon

Preregistered students will learn about life in Spanish Colonial West Florida in 1810 in the Felicianas. There will be Black powder weapon demonstrations, open hearth cooking, weaving and more.  There is no fee for preregistered participants. For more information please contact Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville, La. at 1-225-635-3739.

 

Jane Austen Day

September 6th, 10 AM until 4 PM

We cordially request the honor of your presence for a day in the Age of Empires. As you tour Oakley House each room will explore the last days of Spanish West Florida and social life in the Regency period. You may sign if you dare the declaration of West Florida independence or brush up on your etiquette at a tea. Later in the day visitors are invited to a dance in 1810 as music fills the air. 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.

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