Not sure what my schedule for January will be, but I’m going to buy tickets now, in the hopes I’m home:

Friends of the Cabildo
Battle of New Orleans Bicentennial
BONO Symposium Tickets Available
Battle of New Orleans
Saturday, January 10
Old U.S. Mint
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Alan Taylor

2014 and 1996 Pulitzer Winner, University of Virginia Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Professor of History

Friends of the Cabildo is proud to announce a symposium in conjunction with the Bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans Weekend (Saturday, January 10th). Held at the Old U.S. Mint, Dr. Alan Taylor, 2014 and 1996 Pulitzer Prize Winner in History and University of Virginia Thomas Jefferson Foundation Professor of History, will present on the War of 1812 and his newest book The Internal Enemy: Slavery and the War in Virginia, 1772-1832.

A panel discussion will take place with Dr. Lawrence Powell and Dr. Clarence Mohr, moderated by Dr. Charles Chamberlain. Other lecturers include Dr. Lo Faber, visiting Loyola University-New Orleans Visiting Professor, United States Military Academy – The History of Warfare Historian Dr. Joseph Stoltz and Dr. Shelene Roumillat (Tulane University).

Space is limited for the event so please purchase tickets below.
Symposium Tickets

Symposium Schedule

10 a.m. – Dr. Joseph Stoltz: The Battle of New Orleans at 200: Two Centuries of Commemoration and Memorialization
11 a.m. – Dr. Shelene Roumillat: Women and the Battle of New Orleans
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Lunch
1:15 – Dr. Lo Faber: Battle of New Orleans in Global Perspective
2:05 p.m. – Panel Discussion: Dr. Lawrence Powell & Dr. Clarence Mohr Moderator – Dr. Charles Chamberlain
3:00 p.m. – Keynote Speaker: Dr. Alan Taylor

BONO Exhibit Opening Preview

Friends of the Cabildo Members will have the first viewing of Louisiana State Museum’s newest exhibit, From Dirty Shirts to Buccaneers: The Battle of New Orleans in American Culture on Saturday, January 10th. Located on the 2nd Floor of the Cabildo, Members will see some of the most important and significant artifacts from the Battle of New Orleans. Legacy and above members will be able to have a patron preview at 6:00 p.m., with a champagne reception and curators on-hand for tours. The full FOC Membership is welcomed at 7:00 p.m. If yo would like to upgrade your membership please contact Kaydee Nenninger at (504) 523-3939 or online Upgrade or Become a Member Here

Battle of New Orleans Member Exhibit Opening and Executive Level Member Preview
6:00 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Executive Level Members Preview with Curator’s Tour of the Exhibit
7:00 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Full Membership Opening (Guest and Non-Member Tickets will be available if space allows)

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