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'Acadie' authors will head to Paris for cultural award

Hospice care doesn't thwart history buff

La Parole Newsletter

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

Bastille Day

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

Cajun Country 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.

New Exhibit: 2007 Marquis de La Fayette Commemoration: “The Overlooked Legacy of La Fayette: The Louisiana Purchase” January 13 - December 31, 2007

Trip to Canada for Acadian festivities in Montreal, Quebec

Book Signing and Reception held in Phoenix

Acadian Redemption - A New Historical Narrative

The Queen’s Apology

Rita can’t wipe out Acadian Museum
By SMILEY ANDERS, Advocate columnist
Published: May 3, 2006

Erath museum receives Cajun artifacts
By Brooke Broussard, Abbeville Meridional
Published: May 2, 2006

Upcoming Events

Marquis de La Fayette Commemoration: “The Overlooked Legacy of La Fayette: The Louisiana Purchase”
Exhibit: Continuing Exhibit

Le Café du Musée Living Legends Program
& Cajun Jam Session

The Living Legends program is free and open to the public. It's held once a month, always on Saturday at 4:00. For specific dates, call 1-337-937-0012.

If you would like to nominate a Living Legend for consideration, please email us.

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