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Smithsonian Comes to St Francisville  

Feb/04/2012 - Mar/19/2012
Location: 11757 Ferdinand Street in St. Francisville

The traveling Smithsonian exhibit Journey Stories concludes its tour of rural Louisiana with a final stop at the West Feliciana Historical Society Museum February 4 through March 19. If you haven't seen it yet, this is your last chance!

The world-class exhibit tells the story of how our ancestors came to America and how different modes of transportation affected settlement patterns. The exhibit is accompanied by public programming and a local exhibit.

The museum is located at 11757 Ferdinand Street in St. Francisville. Call 225-635-6330 for more info.

JOURNEY STORIES EVENTS:
Saturday, February 11, 2012
11 am - Walking Tour of Jewish History by Rebecca Kastil
Location: Begins at Julius Freyhan

3:30 pm - Rachel O'Connor's World: A One-Woman Play
Kathryn Ward portrays Rachel O'Connor, a female planter and plantation owner of the Felicianas
Location: Oakley House

Sunday, February 12, 2012
2 pm - Exhibit Grand Opening Reception
Location: West Feliciana Historical Society Museum

Saturday, February 18, 2012
10 am - Feliciana Filmmakers: Student Oral History Projects
Location: West Feliciana Historical Society Museum

Saturday, February 25, 2012
10 am - Feliciana Filmmakers: Student Oral History Projects
Location: West Feliciana Historical Society Museum

2 pm - Presentation: Louisiana's Native Americans by Margo Soule
Location: Market Hall

Sunday, February 26,2012
2 pm - Louisiana: Fiction and Travel Sketches from Antebellum Times Through Reconstruction by Dr. Irene S. DiMaio Gerstacker
Location: Market Hall


Contact:
Phone: 225-635-6330

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