Quaint home in the historic Spanish Town neighborhood in Baton Rouge, LA, 2012. (Mark J. Sindler/Louisiana State Museums)

After Hours Lecture Series: Spanish Town History

Tue, Jan 23, 2024
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Baton Rouge
Capitol Park Museum

Embark on a fascinating journey with Robert Freeland, historian of Louisiana’s Spanish history, as he delves into the rich history of Baton Rouge’s Spanish Town neighborhood. Commissioned in 1805, the area now known as Spanish Town was once home to immigrants from the Canary Islands and their descendants. Today, the thriving neighborhood is one of Baton Rouge’s most unique and diverse communities.

Join us for this event, which is FREE and open to the public. Don't miss the opportunity to gain insights into Spain’s impact on Louisiana's vibrant history.