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Adult History to Focus on Neighborhoods of New Orleans Presented by Friends of the Cabildo



NEW ORLEANS, La. – Friends of the Cabildo and the Louisiana State Museum have joined its strong educational backgrounds to create the Friends of the Cabildo Adult History Class beginning May 5th. Focused on the diverse and unique Neighborhoods of New Orleans, the five-week class will dissect the often debated and completely New Orleans distinct areas of the City. Beginning with the French Quarter and Faubourg St. Mary, each session will look at some of the different neighborhoods from the Garden District to Faubourg St. John to suburbanization of the 1950s.

Facilitators of the class include Historia President Dr. Charles Chamberlain (UNO), Louisiana State Museum historians Joyce Miller and Dr. Karen Leatham. Classes begin each consecutive Wednesday night on zoom, with lectures from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Students will not given a test at the end or have homework related to the class. The cost for the class is $60 for General Admission and $40 for FOC Members

Class Schedule

May 5 – Charles Chamberlain (French Quarter, Faubourg St. Mary)

May 12 – Charles Chamberlain (Treme, Bywater, Faubourg St. John, Marigny)

May 19 – Joyce Miller (Garden District, Uptown, Carollton)

May 26 – Karen Leatham (Broadmore, Midcity, Gentilly)

June 2 – Charles Chamberlain (Post War: Lakefront, Metairie, West Bank, Chalmette, Northshore)