A War of 1812 School Day Program
October 5th, 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
October 6th, 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.