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Southern Culture & Civil War-American Queen

Date and time: Friday, 3/28/2014
All day
Location: New Orleans
Description: Your adventure begins with a stay in New Orleans, famed for its colorful French
Quarter, then cruise to Oak Alley Plantation, where the draping canopies
of 300-year-old oak trees frame the prized mansion. Experience a blend of
African-American, French, Spanish, Creole and Cajun influences in spectacular
Baton Rouge, and longstanding local traditions among the plantation homes of
St. Francisville. Continue to Natchez, renowned for its well-preserved antebellum
mansions and historic downtown district, followed by Vicksburg, where you’ll find a
rich Southern heritage and the Vicksburg National Military Park. Take in Helena’s
19th-century mansions from before and after the legendary Battle of Helena, before
concluding your voyage in dynamic Memphis.
Event web site: www.ucmo.edu/alumni/benefits/documents/224_Civil_War_MAR28_14_V1_000.pdf
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
Admission: $3049.00 and up
Contact: Johnna Ingham, Office Professional
660-543-4435