The Louisiana State Museum and and Friends of the Cabildo’s Second Thursday Lecture Series is held on the second Thursday of each month, beginning at 6 p.m. at the New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint. Every month a different topic is explored from Louisiana’s unique history. Programs are free of charge; refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Cabildo. For more information, contact Friends of the Cabildo at 504.523.3939.
September 13 (6PM): “The 1868 St. Bernard Parish Massacre: Blood in the Cane Fields” — C. Dier
October 11 (6PM): “Waking the Dead: Old World Traditions in a New World Environment, Irish Community of New Orleans” — Dr. Laura Kelley