Upcoming Events

Louisiana Historical Society

Meeting Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 7PM

6330 St. Charles Ave

Speaker Lydia Blackmore, Decorative Arts Curator, the Historic New Orleans Collection

Reception following                                             Guests welcome



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Spring Tour Saturday, March 25th and Sunday, March 26th

St. Francisville, Louisiana



  • Tour of Imahara Gardens with catered box lunch (climb little Mount Fuji)
  • Mint Juleps and tour of Evergreenzine Historic home with Norman Ferachi
  • Battle Reenactment of the Siege of Port Hudson, medical demonstration, gunboat demonstration, visit to encampments, museum
  • Dinner at the Bluffs Country Club on Thompson Creek
  • Overnight hotel Francis: pool, fitness center, Wi-Fi, in-room fridge & microwave, full breakfast
  • Visit to West Feliciana Parish Historical Society Museum
  • Tour of Grace Church and cemetery
  • Lunch at The Francis Southern Table and Bar
  • Tour of Afton Villa Gardens

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Enjoying the offerings of this itinerary involves walking on historic battlefield site. Please bring lightweight folding chairs to enjoy reenactment and dress comfortably. There will also be guided walking tours in the Imahara and Afton Villa gardens.

$250pp for LHSmembers ($50 single supplement) $285pp for non-members

includes transportation, hotel (double occupancy), admissions, tours, four meals, snacks, beverages, gratuities and taxes.

Reservations: wetzel.nora@gmail.com 504-451-9646

Please mail check payable to Louisiana Historical Society

And mail to Nora Wetzel           1623 Peniston St. NOLA 70115