When the Civil War started, no other city in the American South had a larger Irish population than New Orleans. This tour will focus on the Irish of New Orleans.
Defenders of the Native Land: People of Color and the Civil War
Start time: TBD
Duration: 5 hours
Visit important historical sites of the Civil War
Join us on an intimate bus tour around New Orleans, visiting sites that relate to the history of slavery, free people of color, and the Civil War in New Orleans. As you travel to important sites, your knowledgable tour guide and historian shares stories about slavery and the role it played in the Civil War.
You don’t want to miss this fascinating tour! If you’re a Civil War buff, a history aficionado, or are looking for something fun and educational to do with your family, you are sure to enjoy this tour.