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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Events

Louisiana Historical Society

Tuesday, April, 11, 2017 7PM           6330 St Charles Ave

Speaker Alex Mcmanus

“He was a Hitler-like dictator”:

What did Huey Long’s enemies mean when they called him a fascist?

Reception following                                     Guests welcome

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News

New Website

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

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