Welcome to the Louisiana Historical Society

Founded in 1835, the Louisiana Historical Society is the oldest historical organization in the state. The State of Louisiana first chartered it in 1836, and has rechartered it several times since then. For a number of decades during the 19th century, the society was the official custodian of the colonial records of Louisiana, including the French Superior Council records and the Spanish Judicial Records of the Illustrious Cabildo…

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Louisiana Historical Society

 Triennial Business Meeting and Lecture

6330 St Charles Ave.

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018, 7:30PM


Presentation of and vote on revised by-laws.  (Please see attachment to review revised  by-laws.)

Notable additions and revisions:

  • Changes terms of board and officers to 2 years with term limits for president.
  • Spells out committees and the duties of their chairmen.  Requires board members to chair a committee.
  • Adds Web, membership, and social media coordinator.
  • Makes 1stvice president the president-elect.
  • Makes 1stvice president the chairman of the nominating committee so as to help form a compatible board.

Presentation and vote on slate of officers and board of directors for the upcoming term,


Introduction of Speaker


Louisiana During World War II”: The Making of a Documentary

Bill Robison

Reception to follow

Membership renewals are due. If you have not already paid your membership dues, the membership chairman will be available to accept checks and update your contact information.

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New Website

Welcome to the new Louisiana Historical Society Website. Learn more about LHS, or browse the archives.

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