Copy Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Civil War’s End Cooking Class: Cooking What We Can Find
Tuesday, April 21 from 10 am to Noon
Free, Advance Registration Required
On Tuesday, April 21 from 10 am to noon, the West Baton Rouge Museum will host a Civil War’s End Cooking Class. Participants will work with living history demonstrators, open hearth cook, Gayle Smith and West Baton Rouge Museum teacher, Linda Collins. The experienced cooks will demonstrate open hearth cooking techniques using substitute ingredients in place of butter, sugar, meats and many vegetables to prepare a menu reflecting wartime shortages on the southern home front.

Advance registration is required for this free program. Space is limited to 10 participants. To reserve a space, call (225) 336-2422 Ext. 15.


Congratulations to Our Volunteers of the Year!

Volunteer of the Year: Gary Hart
Junior Volunteer of the Year: Jacqueline Begue

Carruth family recognized for the establishment of the Frank Carruth III Children’s Fund
Welcome Marisa Primeaux!

Marisa Primeaux is a senior history major at LSU and is an intern this spring semester at the West Baton Rouge Museum. Marisa is researching the history of sculptures Angela Gregory did for the facade of the new state capitol building. The studies for these sculptures are new acquisitions in the West Baton Rouge Historical Association's permanent collection.

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