Welcome to the website of the Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana, a cultural, historical, and genealogical society dedicated to promoting the history and heritage of our ancestry of the Canary Islands, with emphasis on those who lived at the settlement of Galveztown and Valenzuela in south Louisiana. Over twenty years ago, our society was formed to preserve and promote the culture of our Isleño ancestors who came to Louisiana in the late 18th century in search of a better life. We also promote cultural exchanges between Louisiana and the Canaries.
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The last couple of years have presented us with a challenge to keep our meetings going through this difficult time. Be sure to add yourself to our email list and you'll receive the link to join our meetings using Zoom.
To visit our previously recorded Zoom meetings, click here for our YouTube page.
"2023 Los Isleños Fiesta"
Mar 4, 2022 - Mar 5, 2022
Los Islenos Fiesta will be on the grounds of the Islenos Museum 1357 Bayou Road, St. Bernard, La. Entrance Fee $5.00- Children 12 Yrs. and under Free. No Pets , No Ice Chest and No Firearms allowed on the festival grounds. Bring your family and enjoy great food, music, living history, crafts, rides and much more!
"DAR Canary Islander Chapter"
Feb 5, 2022 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
The Louisiana State Society of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) was founded in 1895, has nearly 3000 members and 41 chapters located throughout the state. Our members are lineal descendants of the men and women patriots who founded this country. We continue to advance the principles on which our country was founded by volunteer service in historic preservation, education, and patriotism.
The DAR State Regent Charlotte White and the DAR Canary Island Chapter regent Pat Veazey will be presenting information about their society. They will discuss the history of DAR, the Canary Islander Chapter organization and information as to submitting application for those interested in joining DAR.
The meeting is open to the public.
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9334470477
Meeting ID: 933 447 0477