Audubon State Historic Site hosts Annual Audubon Volunteer Training Class

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BATON ROUGE, La. – Come be a part of our yearly volunteer training at Audubon State Historic Site (SHS) on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Discover the various ways your volunteer hours can help the site while providing an enjoyable experience for yourself and others. The Louisiana Office of State Parks will provide you with instruction on how and, more importantly, why we do things as well as present opportunities for you to get involved at Audubon SHS in things such as guided tours, collections, gardening, crafts and programs.

Audubon State Historic Site is the setting for the 200-year-old Oakley House, temporary home and inspiration to John James Audubon in 1821. The park includes a museum, picnic areas, historic buildings, pavilion, and nature trail. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, Oakley House and its lush natural settings are open daily Monday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Admission for the Oakley House Tour and Grounds is $10 for adults (ages 18-61), $8 for senior citizens (ages 62 and over), $6 for children (ages 5-17), and free for those ages 4 and under. Grounds-Only admission is $5 per person (ages 5 and over) and free for children ages 4 and under. Audubon State Historic Site is located 30 minutes north of Baton Rouge near St. Francisville on La. Highway 965 in West Feliciana Parish. For more information, call 888-677-2838 toll free or 225-635-3739.

 

 

 

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