Historic Natchez Conference
From Civil War to Civil Rights
April 17-20, 2013
Noted Civil War historian and television personality William C. Davis will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Historic Natchez Conference, which will present a full program of free lectures focusing on the history of the Natchez region. Topics related to antebellum culture set the stage for the conference focus on the Civil War, extending through Reconstruction and the Jim Crow era and culminating with the civil rights movement. The conference also includes a special archaeological session on Saturday.
Conference co-sponsors are California State University, Northridge; Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin; Historic Natchez Foundation; Louisiana State University, Special Collections; Mississippi Department of Archives and History; Natchez National Historical Park; and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Please contact the Historic Natchez Foundation at
601-442-2500 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register or request additional information. The full program is available on the foundation's website (www.natchez.org) and Facebook page.
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