New Orleans, La. - Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne and the Battle of New Orleans Bicentennial Commission are unveiling plans for commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans.
Events will be held throughout the state next year to commemorate the time when Andrew Jackson defeated the British army in Chalmette.
Events including museum exhibits and re-enactments will culminate with a formal commemoration Jan. 8, 2015, the 200th anniversary of the Battle.
In addition to events, Lt. Governor Dardenne unveiled the 2014 general-issue license plate that features the Battle of New Orleans Commission logo.
Plate distribution will begin at motor vehicle offices throughout the state in early 2014.