February 2018

 

An Enslaved Life Home School Day

February 3rd, 10 AM-1 PM

Preregistered students will learn about the African American enslaved persons who worked at Oakley Plantation harvesting crops. A tour of the slave cabins will relate life for the enslaved on the plantation and how they adapted to their condition. Other demonstrations will include a taste of food, daily tasks, and recreation on a plantation.

Benchmarks:
LS-E-A1     LS-E-A3
LS-E-A4    SI-E-A1
SI-E-A3     LS-E-C1
LS-E-C2    LS-E-C3
LS-M-D1  LS-M-D2

 

A War of 1812 School Day Program

February 16th, 9AM-Noon

Preregistered students will learn about life in days of  Napoleon. Students will see a citizen soldier in West Florida in the Felicianas at the time of the war of 1812. Preregistration is required. Open to Home School and Public and Private schools. For more information please contact Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville, La. at 1-225-635-3739.

 

A War of 1812 Living History Encampment

February 17th -18th, 10 AM- 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.

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