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Teresa Devlin, The Historic New Orleans Collection
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Sarah Chambless Federer, Gambel Communications
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WHO: The Historic New Orleans Collection with Moderator Cyril M. Lagvanec, Jesuit High School and the Naval War College in New Orleans Speaker William H. Forman Jr., Naval War College in New Orleans Speaker Jason Wiese, The Historic New Orleans Collection
WHAT: Two lectures presented in conjunction with New Orleans Navy Week 2015
WHEN: Monday, April 27, 2015 • 9:30-11:30 a.m.
WHERE: The Historic New Orleans Collection's Williams Research Center
410 Chartres St., New Orleans, Louisiana
HOW: Admission is free. Reservations are encouraged and may be made by calling (504) 523-4662 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHY: As part of New Orleans Navy Week 2015, The Historic New Orleans Collection will host a special presentation on April 27, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at THNOC's Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St. just a few blocks away from the riverfront, where the visiting ships will be docked.
The program will feature two lectures moderated by Cyril Lagnavec, who teaches at Jesuit High School and the US Naval College.
William H. Forman, professor at the Naval War College in New Orleans, will open the program with his talk "The 1814 Battle of Lake Borgne: Prelude to Victory," which will examine the naval engagement between US and British forces that preceded the monumental Battle of New Orleans.
Jason Wiese, associate director of THNOC's Williams Research Center, will follow with his presentation "United States v. Andrew Jackson: The Fight over Martial Law in New Orleans," which will explore Jackson's decision to impose military rule in New Orleans in December 1814 and to keep it in effect after the war's end, as well as the controversies that ensued.
New Orleans Navy Week will take place April 23-29, 2015, with a host of events at venues throughout the city. The program at The Historic New Orleans Collection is free and open to the public. Reservations are encouraged and may be made by calling THNOC (504) 523-4662 or emailing email@example.com. Details of this program are available at www.hnoc.org, and more information about New Orleans Navy week can be found at nolanavyweek.com.
###About The Historic New Orleans Collection
Founded in 1966, The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center and publisher dedicated to the study and preservation of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South. For more information, visit www.hnoc.org or call (504) 523-4662.
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