Monthly Archives: January 2010

Bicentennial of the West Florida Rebellion

The “Bonnie Blue Flag” of the Republic of West Florida. The United States and Spain held long, inconclusive negotiations on the status of West Florida. In the meantime, American settlers established a foothold in the area and resisted Spanish control. … Continue reading

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Update of Calendar of Events

Due to bad weather the movie night on Friday January 15 was canceled. Blood on the Sun (1945) will be shown Friday March 19 from 7-9pm. ~Kathleen Mocklin-Interpretive Ranger

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Martin Luther King Birthday Celebration

~Above image from http://www.elephantjournal.com~ Monday, January 18, 2010 4:00pm-Louisiana Square-Candlelight Vigil-300 Railroad Avenue 5:30pm-Commemorative March to Greater Mt. Pilgrim B. C.  Donaldsonville, LA— The River Road African American Museum is hosting the annual birthday celebration for the Dr. Martin Luther … Continue reading

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Please Donate to Red Cross

Please help with the recent events in Haiti by making a donation through the American Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org/ Above photo from http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-12…

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The 2010 Great Backyard Bird Count!

        The 2010 Great Backyard Bird Count will take place on Friday-Monday, Feb. 12-15, 2010 and Audubon is again gearing up to promote this premier Citizen Science opportunity with sponsored events beginning in January. The Plaquemine Lock SHS will … Continue reading

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Plaquemine Lock Reunion

When: Saturday January 16, 10 a.m.- Noon                                                 Join the relatives of former Plaquemine Lock employees/boaters who used the Lock and long time residents of Plaquemine for this annual reunion. Stories will be told, old acquaintances will be brought together and … Continue reading

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Movie Night: Blood on the Sun (1945)

When: Friday January 15, 7-9 p.m.                                            An American newspaperman in Tokyo runs afoul of the Imperialist Japanese government. The authorities believe he has valuable information and target him for some friendly persuasion. Based on a true story, this action packed … Continue reading

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