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Saturday October 19, 2013 in New Roads, LA

Join us for the 5th Annual Foundations of Community Series forum

La Nouvelle France to Pointe Coupée: Our Creole Beginnings 1608-1740s

The Julien Poydras Museum & Arts Center | 500 West Main St. | New Roads, LA

10am-3pm 

light refreshments ♦ R.S.V.P.

Admission $25

 

 

Saturday January 11, 2014  in New Roads, LA

 

Post Civil War Pointe Coupée: An Abrupt Transformation   

The Julien Poydras Museum & Arts Center | 500 West Main St. | New Roads, LA

9am-3pm 

light refreshments ♦ reservations recommended & will be available online November 2013

Admission complimentary ♦ donations appreciated to benefit The Pointe Coupée Historical Society

 
As part of the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Civil War Sesquicentennial Speaker series, Historians Brian J. Costello & Julie E. Lee will offer an engaging glimpse into Pointe Coupée's post Civil War experience.  Incorporating recollections garnered from the French American Claims Commission & Southern Claims Commission records with diaries, journals, original records and images, the history will unfold. The Pointe Coupée Historical Society will be showcasing a complementary exhibit in the gallery.