October 2017

A Civil War School Day                 Friday October 6th 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 School and Public and Private schools.
Fury in the Streets-The Battle of Baton Rouge
Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7th and 8th.
Journey back into history to the year 1862, when visitors will see a recreation of the sights and sounds of the Civil War battle for Baton Rouge in 1862.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. There will be a reenactment of the August 1862 battle each day and all activities conclude at 2 PM on Sunday.

 

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