February 2019

A Civil War School Day

Friday February 8th, 9AM –Noon

Preregistered students will learn about the Civil War in the Felicianas. There will be Black powder weapon demonstrations, cannon demonstrations, drilling, life of a soldier, medical and food demonstrations.  Preregistration is required. Open to Home Schools, Public and Private schools. For more information please contact Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville, La. at 1-225-635-3739.

 

The Civil War Battle at Oakley Plantation

Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 9th and 10th.

Journey back into history to the year 1864, when visitors will see a recreation of the sights and sounds of the Civil War skirmish that took place at Oakley Plantation.  Each day walk through the soldier camps and see living history demonstrations of soldier life by reenactors in blue and grey. You will hear black powder weapon demonstrations of both rifle and cannons. Saturday night be at the park from 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM to go on a nighttime tour through a Civil War battlefield. There will be a reenactment of the October 1864 battle each day and all activities conclude at 2 PM on Sunday. For more information please contact Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville, La. at 1-225-635-3739.

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