News Articles and Press Releases
La Parole - February 10, 2017
70th anniversary of the 15 young Evangeline Girls who come to Louisiana in 1946 for an epic 37-day trip
Historic guitar donated to Acadian Museum
The Petition to Obtain an Apology for the Acadian Deportation: “Warren A. Perrin, Et Al. Versus Great Britain, Et Al.”
The Acadian Museum of Erath announces new exhibit
Evidence of the Past - The two New Acadia Project archaeologists aren't just looking at physical geography
'Acadie' authors will head to Paris for cultural award
Hospice care doesn't thwart history buff
Copy of Queen's Royal Proclamation presented to Historic New Orleans Collection
Books: Acadie Then and Now: A People's History
L'Acadie hier et aujourd'hui – L'histoire d'un peuple
Tricentennial of New Acadia
Ethnic slurs are still disrespectful, hurtful
James Gill: How Cajun salmon came to England
New Book Highlights the History of St. Landry Parish
Living Legend inductees –
Stanley LeBlanc & Paul L. LeBlanc
New Acadia Project
Broussard reunion honors ancestors
Lafayette Parish master gardener Mary Perrin was a featured presenter at the Vermilionville's Earth Day on April 14, 2013. She discussed the age-old practice of utilizing herbs and plants for healing.
Bank of Erath/Acadian Museum "A True Face of History"
Go Go Coast: Louisiana's Vermilion Parish
The Ins and Outs of Mardi Gras
Warren and Mary Perrin meet with Lawrence N. Powell, Ph.D
Quebec: Festival Acadien supports CODOFIL's Lâche Pas!
200 Years of Acadian Culture - Vermillion Parish Event
Films Dealing with Acadians 02/08/2012
Indiana Students Experience Acadiana 1/17/2012
Southern Food and Beverage Museum and the Acadian Museum Hosted NYU Students
Induction of Bernie David into Order of Living Legends
German Television Documentary
Acadian Museum Inducts Lt.General Russel L. Honoré (Ret.) Into the Order of Living Legends
Doucet Family Makes Donation to the Museum
Kochansky family donates historical Evangeline painting
Lee Bernard Honored by France
LAM - Outstanding Corporate Support Award
Granddaughter of Russian Artist Chagall Visits Lafayette
Vermillion Parish Coastal Protection/Restoration Advisory Committee held a Town Hall metting.
Ambassador of Belgium Visits Lafayette
Frank Rochefort, latest Living Legend
Pierre Vimont, France’s Ambassador to the United States, made his first official visit to Louisiana
Warren and Mary Perrin visit the Mansfield battlefield where General Mouton was killed
Museum Hosts French Law Student for Farewell Dinner at the Perrin Farm
Acadian Museum Art Director Mary Perrin and New Orleans artist Karen Edmunds performed "Storm Stories" in Tennessee
Meeting with Nova Scotian Acadian Delegation.
Gerald Butaud is inducted into The Order of Living Legends.
Living Legend honoree - Comte Gilbert de Pusy La Fayette
Hall Honors Warren Perrin.
L’ORDRE DU BON TEMPS Celebration & Reflection of the beginning and end of “Acadie”
River Barge Excursion. (www.riverbarge.com)
Celebrate Acadian Identity Today.
Feast of Assumption Has Always Been Special.
Parade in Scott, LA Honors Heritage.
Is Cajun Still Cool? Historian Painted Broader Cajun Picture.
Day of Rememberance.
Fourth of July, 2007 Celebrations in Erath, Louisiana.
Minister Copes announces a day of Commemoration of the Great Upheaval
French Frigate Visit to Lafayette "En Francais and English"
NEW YORK'S La Boca Theater company presents, "EVANGELINE"
The History Channel honors Acadian Museum and Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum
Zydeco and étouffée still reign in western Louisiana, where the zesty gumbo known as Acadian culture has simmered since 1764
By Wayne Curtis, Smithsonian,
Photograph by Tyrone Turner
Published: May , 2007
Wanted Storm's Artifacts
The History Channel® and American Association of State and Local Historians (AASLH) honor Acadian Museum of Erath, Louisiana, with $3,500 grant for outstanding preservation work in the wake of Hurricane Rita.
Local Collector Shares Marquis Memorabilia.
Exhibit: 2007 Marquis de La Fayette Commemoration:
“The Overlooked Legacy of La Fayette: The Louisiana
Purchase” January 13 - December 31, 2007
to Canada for Acadian festivities in Montreal, Quebec
Signing and Reception held in Phoenix
Redemption - A New Historical Narrative
can’t wipe out Acadian Museum
By SMILEY ANDERS, Advocate columnist
Published: May 3, 2006
Erath museum receives Cajun artifacts
By Brooke Broussard, Abbeville
Published: May 2, 2006
Marquis de La Fayette Commemoration: “The
Overlooked Legacy of La Fayette: The
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