Monday, September 16, 2013

Celebrate Louisiana's Confederate Heritage!

On Saturday, October 12, 2013, the Jefferson Parish Historical Commission and the Jefferson Historical Society of Louisiana are sponsoring the

7th Annual Camp Parapet Day

The event is free and open to the public.  There will be tours of the structure and grounds from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  There will also be Confederate re-enactors of the 10th Louisiana Militia and the Louisiane Vintage Dancers!

From the flyer:

Camp Parapet Powder Magazine
Built in 1861
Part of extensive fortification to protect the City of New Orleans from Yankee Invasion during the War Between the States

A National Register of Historic Places Property 
Arlington Street off Causeway Boulevard, near Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, LA

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