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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Delta-JusticeLouisiana Historical Society

TUESDAY, September, 13, 2016   7PM

6330 St. Charles. Avenue

Screening of the film:

“Delta Justice:  The Islenos Trappers War.”

 In 1926, a blood feud erupts between the Islenos and a powerful politician trying to usurp their valuable trapping land.

Reception Follows                                       Guests Welcome



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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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