Lunchtime Lagniappe: The Butlers of Iberville Parish, Louisiana

September 13, 12:00PM – 1:00PM, 2017

Join us at the Capitol Park Museum for another Lunchtime Lagniappe featuring David Plater, author of The Butlers of Iberville Parish, Louisiana. Learn about the experiences of Edward G.W. and Frances Parke Butler as they faced the evolutions of agricultural methods, the transition from slave to free labor, and political, social, and economic changes brought on by the Civil War and Reconstruction.

David Plater is a retired maritime lawyer and history teacher and the former manager of Acadia Plantation in Thibodaux, Louisiana. This event is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch and may come and go as their schedules require.


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