May 25, June 4, June 11, June 18, June 25
Friends of the Cabildo and the Louisiana State Museum have joined its strong educational backgrounds to create the first FOC Adult History Class beginning May 28th. 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, Louisiana State Museum historians Joyce Miller and Dr. Karen Leatham and Historic New Orleans Collection curator John Magill. Classes begin each consecutive Wednesday night at the Old U.S. Mint (400 Esplanade Avenue) at 5:30 p.m., with lectures from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. The cost for the class is $200, $175 for FOC/LMF Members.