Iberville Museum to host music, lecture

Candance Edwards

Saturday at 2 p.m. the Iberville Museum will host local church performers and a lecture by Southern University history professor Dr. Charles Vincent, Ph.D.

This program will bring into focus the primary theme of the African Americans of Iberville exhibit - the role of the church in the African American community.

The program will feature:

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church

Choir, White Castle, LA.

Carolyn Allen Jones, Soloist.

Opening Prayer by Rev. Lionel Johnson, Sr., Ebenezer (Plaquemine) and St. Joseph Baptist (East Iberville) Churches.

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church

Lipsync and Pantomime Ensemble.

Dr.Vincent will speak on the role of the church in the lives of African Americans.

This program is free and open to the public, and the museum

admission fee will be waived during this event for viewing of the exhibit.

This program is sponsored in part by a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Iberville Museum is located at 57735 Main Street in Plaquemine, La. Regular museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday from

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.