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History remembers only the celebrated, genealogy remembers them all.

Lafayette Genealogical Society monthly meeting will be Thursday, October 19, 2023 beginning at 6:00p.m., Lafayette Public Library, Southside Branch, 6101 Johnston St., Lafayette, LA.  The speaker will be Warren Perrin, local attorney, author and promoter of the Cajun culture.  As president of the New Acadia Project, he will speak about the archaeological and historical initiative launched in 2013 which aims to locate and study the original 1765 settlements of the first large group of Acadian exiles in Louisiana and the goal to obtain recognition by UNESCO and have it linked to Grand-Pre, Nova Scotia.  For more information, go to or find us on Facebook.