Alabama History at Fort Toulouse and trail walk at nature Alabama Nature Center

Many fascinating figures and events have happened throughout Alabama’s history. We wanted to learn more about the prehistoric Indians, French, English and American history at Fort Toulouse and Fort Jackson . The story of Fort Toulouse started with the local indians inviting the French to build a fort, Fort Toulouse. The men settled in and took indian wives, wives from around the area, and some farms sprang up. The French lost possession of the fort Continue reading

Science at the Nature center in Bayou Signette State Park

We were so excited to be traveling and homeschooling across America.  We have made it through 4 states so far and have found history, science, math and geography in every state we visit.  We were especially excited to find the nature center at,  Bayou Signette State Park,was still open in the winter. Our guide had animal skins for the kids to touch, skeletons, pictures and posters of all native Louisiana animals. Inside the nature center Continue reading