December 14, 2010
The program provides an thorough overview of the history of Louisiana.
Subjects covered in the course lectures:
First Families of Louisiana
French Colonial Period
Spanish Colonial Period
The American Period
Free People of Color
Port of New Orleans
Civil War In New Orleans
Louisiana State Museum Historical Center
Those who complete the program are encouraged to make a commitment to the FOC to serve as a volunteer guide for a period of two years. Guides are generally on the schedule one or two times per month during this period.
The walking tour class is offered one time per year at the Cabildo. Acceptance into the program is contingent upon an interview process following application.
The upcoming course runs from January 31, 2011 to February 25, 2011, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:00am-3:30pm. The cost is $175, which includes both classroom and in-field training with experienced guides.
Time is of the essence, so please contact me if you are interested in this exceptional program!"
Friends of the Cabildo
701 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70116