BREC ‘Free First Sunday’ Magnolia Mound tour starts Jan. 2

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) invites the community to explore the Magnolia Mound historical property at the corner of Nicholson Drive.

Tour guides are 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., starting this Sunday.

Guest can also visit the Magnolia Mound on the following months Feb. 6, April 3. and May 1. For more information on additional BREC events visit brec.org

BREC’s Magnolia Mound is a rare survivor of the vernacular architecture influenced by early settlers from France and the West Indies. Through educational programs, workshops, lectures, festivals and other special events; Magnolia Mound’s mission is to illustrate and interpret the lifestyle of the French Creoles who formed the fascinating culture which still influences and pervades life in southern Louisiana, according to BREC.

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