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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

Living History Participants

Living History Participants portray British Redcoats in the Battle of New Orleans

Learn about the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and about planning for the bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans in 2015. You can share your ideas via the planning page.

Find out what the living history community is planning for 2015 at the 7th US Infantry Living History Association webpage.

Email the park for information and to be put on the contact list for the Battle of New Orleans bicentennial in 2015.

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Did You Know?

Cajun band performs at the Liberty Theater.

The Prairie Acadian Cultural Center takes to the airwaves every Saturday night, sponsoring Rendez-vous des Cajuns at the Liberty Theater right next door to the center in Eunice. The live show of Cajun and zydeco music is locally known as "the Cajun Grand Old Opry" and broadcasts at www.krvs.org