CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS
Meetings are held on the FIRST Saturday of the month at the Louisiana State Archives Building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (unless otherwise noted) (see map below).
Irish Emigrations to Spain
Author and amateur historian Stephen Estopinal will address the meeting of the Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana. The subject of his talk will be the Wars of the Three Kingdoms and the subsequent Jacobite risings (1688-1745) which resulted in the mass migration of Irish Catholics to France and Spain.
The meeting will begin at at
the Louisiana State Archives Building, 3851
Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. All
meetings are open to the public. Information about the Canary
Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana can be found on the web at www.canaryislanders.org.
You may contact the President of the Society by email: email@example.com
SATURDAY, MARCH 7 - SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2015
40th Annual Los Islenos Fiesta - 1345-1357 Bayou Road, St. Bernard, LA
We will not have our monthly meeting since it falls on the same day as the annual fiesta in St. Bernard. We strongly encourage all members and friends to attend and support our fellow Islenos! It's a great celebration and a chance to experience a taste of the rich culture and heritage of our ancestors.
Click here for a map and directions to the Fiesta.
Click here for more information about the Fiesta.
SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2015 - 11:00 A.M.
EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH LIBRARY, BLUEBONNET BRANCH
9200 BLUEBONNET BLVD., BATON ROUGE, LA
More information coming soon....
A MAP TO THE LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES BUILDING IS SHOWN BELOW
Past Meetings and Events
JANUARY 3, 2015
We did not have a meeting in January. Below is a photo taken at our Christmas gathering in December 2014.
Canary Islanders Heritage Society Officers
The Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana elected and installed officers for the staggered terms of 2015/16. From left to right are: Board Member Clifford Normand, President Joan Alemán, Secretary Stella Tanoos, Board Member Denise Lindsly and 2014/15 Vice President Layne Lindsly.
Click on a year below to see society events from that year.
LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES BUILDING - 3851 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA
Please note that visitors to the Archives are required to show photo ID and sign in.
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