Alabama’s French Connection: A Symposium on Shared History [fr]

The Alabama Department of Archives and History will host a two-day event exploring three centuries of connections between Alabama and French history on June 9-10, 2017.


Organized in partnership with the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and the Alabama Humanities Foundation, the symposium schedule features experts from across the Southeast speaking on a variety of topics including Fort Toulouse, Fort Tombecbe, the Vine and Olive Colony, wartime alliances, French architecture and material culture in Alabama, and Mardi Gras.

For the full program, click here.

Register at

When: June 9-10, 2017
Where: Alabama Department of Archives & History (624 Washington Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130)
Cost: $25 for the general public and $15 for students and Friends of the Alabama Archives members. Admission price includes lunch on Friday and breakfast on Saturday.

Last modified on 24/05/2017

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