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Alabama’s French Connection: A Symposium on Shared History

Join us at the Alabama Department of Archives and History for "Alabama's French Connection," a two-day symposium exploring three centuries of fascinating connections between Alabama and French history! Featuring experts from across the Southeast speaking on a variety of topics including Fort Toulouse, Fort Tombecbe, the Vine and Olive Colony, wartime alliances, French architecture and material culture in Alabama, and Mardi Gras.

Co-sponsored by Alabama 200 and the Alabama Humanities Foundation

Cost is $25 for the general public and $15 for students and Friends of the Alabama Archives members. Admission price includes lunch on Friday and breakfast on Saturday. One-day registration is also available.

Register here

For additional information contact Public Programs Curator Amy Williamson at or (334) 353-4689.

More Information on Website:

Alabama Department of Archives and History, 624 Washington Avenue Montgomery, AL 36130-0100

Category: History, Community

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