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

Meeting

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 7PM

6330 St Charles Avenue

Program: Tricentennial TV: Broadcasting Public History in the Digital Age

Tom Gregory, WYES producer.

Twice a regional Emmy Award winner for his work on the WLAE travel series

Go Coast: Louisiana,” will speak and share film clips with us.

Gregory will produce a new series of more than 200 “Tricentennial Minutes” the station will air during the run-up to the city’s 300th birthday. He’s also co-producing an upcoming documentary on the Battle of New Orleans, and is working behind the scenes for the station’s ongoing production “Reshaping a Greater New Orleans,” “Informed Sources” and “Steppin’ Out.”

Tom is a former professional standup comic and Chicago native.

Reception to follow

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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