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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Wednesday, October 11th 7PM lecture and meeting.

6330 St Charles Ave. Speaker William Robison “Louisiana in WWII”

Please Note change of date


Tuesday, November 14th 7PM lecture and meeting

Brett L. Abrams will speak about his book Terry Bradshaw: From Super Bowl Champion to Television Personality   6330 St Charles Ave.


Sunday, December 17, 2PM Transfer Ceremony

The Cabildo 701 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130


Monday, January 8th

Celebrating the American Victory at the Battle of New Orleans

Period costumes or formal attire

Galatorie’s Restaurant 209 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130

6PM cocktails 7PM banquet with speaker and live music


This notice will replace monthly post cards.

2018 meetings will resume after Mardi Gras in March.

Guests welcome at all events.



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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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