FOR MORE INFORMATION: CONTACT CATHERINE SCHRAMM AT 337.369-6446
WHAT Shadows Civil War Encampment
WHEN Saturday, November 6 and Sunday, November 7, 2010
WHERE 317 E. MAIN STREET, NEW IBERIA, LA 70560
Also this year, Mr. James Schmidt, a chemist and an expert on Civil War medicine will acquaint visitors with issues related to this topic in two different presentations on Saturday. Demonstrations will include information about cavalry, flags, uniforms, weapons and other general topics about life during the war years. In addition to the living history, the Shadows guided tour will focus on specific information from letters written by the Weeks family in the Civil War years. A special tour focusing on Reconstruction is also scheduled at specific times during the weekend.
Visitors can select from a couple of options for their visit. Available that weekend are adult and children’s rates for admission to the entire site including a guided Civil War tour of the Shadows or grounds only admission for the living history program. Site hours are 9-5 on Saturday and Sunday with camps closing at 4 p.m. on Sunday. The last tour of the Shadows will begin at 4:15 each day. For additional information, call the Shadows at (337) 369-6446. :(END)