No Man’s Land Opening Ceremonies

Ft. Jesup State Historic Site - No Man's Land Kick-Off

No Man's Land Opening CeremoniesJoin us at Ft. Jesup State Historic Site in Sabine Parish from 10 am - 4 pm for the kickoff event of the three-year celebration and learn what life was like in this region in the 16th century. There will be a special flag raising ceremony each day at 10 am.

February 15th, 10:30 am - Beginning program with state elected officials. Food, cast iron cooking, music, living history

February 16th - Reenactments, living history

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, February 15th

Reenactor and Volunteer Registration - 7am – 9am - Museum

Living History Area and Camp Setup - Until 9am - Park Grounds

Firearm Inspection - 9am - Parade Ground

School Day Stations - 10am – 2pm - Park Grounds

  • Medical History (Louisiana State Parks)
  • Blacksmith
  • Frontier Cooking
  • Frontier Home Life
  • Historic Games
  • Choctaw-Apache Cultural Demonstration
  • Historic Dancing

Official No Man’s Land Bicentennial Program – Front of Museum

Louisiana State Fiddle Champion Title Holder, Clancey Stewart - 10am – 10:30am

Official Ceremony - 10:30am - 11:00am

Lt. Col. Zachary Taylor – Color Guard

Pledge of Allegiance

Speakers:

  • Linda Curtis Sparks
  • Rebecca Blankenbaker
  • Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser

Continue to enjoy Clancy Stewart playing behind the Museum

Cast Iron Cooking – Lunch for Public - 11:15am

Grounds Open to the Public - 2pm – 4pm

Saturday, February 16th

Grounds Open to the Public - 9am – 4pm

Living History Area -  9am – 3:30pm

  • Blacksmith
  • Frontier Cooking
  • Frontier Home Life
  • Historic Games
  • Choctaw-Apache Cultural Demonstration
  • Frontier Stories and Letter Writing Activity
  • Historic Dancing
  • Spanish cannon U.S. Infantry Reenactors
  • Medical History (Louisiana State Parks)

Flag Raising Presentation -10am – 10:30am

Cannon Firing - 11:30am and 2pm

Rifle Firing - 11:00am and 3pm

Guided Tours of the Grounds - 9am, 1pm, 3:30pm