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Speaker Series Commemorates Civil War Sesquicentennial

04.01.13 |

ATCHAFALAYA NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA
CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION SPEAKER SERIES

The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with a series of presentations by historians, scholars and entertainers during the upcoming year.  Featured topics include diversity in the battlefield, battlefield preservation, and significant sites within a 14-parish region designated as a national heritage area.

Please check these dates on our calendar for topics, times and locations of presentations: In 2013, Curtis Milbourn September 24, Bobby Horton October 3 and Richard Holloway November 14; in 2014, Brian J. Costello and Julie E. Lee January 11.

Click here for the complete series presenter list.

Click here to download the series brochure.

The speaker series is sponsored by the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area, a program of the National Park Service, and the Office of Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne.   

 

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