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The River Rises: Historical Floods

This summer the West Baton Rouge Museum will host an exhibit commemorating the historical floods that have affected our area. Open June 3rd through August 27th, the exhibition, The River Rises, features images and artifacts from the West Baton Rouge Historical Association’s permanent collection illustrating the history of flooding from shortly after the Civil War

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Teachers Institute 2017: “The Academics of the Atchafalaya” – July 18th, 19th, and 20th

This year’s Teachers Institute will explore Louisiana’s swamps, bayous, and marshes in search of history, culture, language, industries, economics, natural resources, geology, plant and animal life found in the environment of the Atchafalaya Basin. The West Baton Rouge Museum will open registration for the 2017 Teachers Institute on Thursday, March 30th. The three-day summer professional

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Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865 – February 17th through March 31st, 2017

A panel version of the powerful and poignant traveling exhibition “Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865” will be coming to the West Baton Rouge Museum on February 17 through March 31. Presented by Entergy Corporation with additional support from the National Park Service, National Endowment for the Humanities and The Kabacoff

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