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Louisiana Chapter

The Louisiana Chapter organizes a variety of events for its members throughout the year, such as lectures, private museum tours, wine tastings, day trips to surrounding homes and plantations, and special dinners. Past highlights have included a seated gala dinner in the Cabildo for the bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase, a two day tour of Cajun country, and a book signing at a historic Garden District private home. The Chapter has also been hosted at private previews of exhibits at various museums in the area, and, recently held an elegant dinner at the Residence of the French Consul General of France in New Orleans honoring FHS long-time patron Matilda Gray Stream.

Proceeds from Chapter benefits are designated for specific grants which members have voted to support. The Louisiana Chapter has raised funds for restoration projects including Laura Plantation; the repainting of interior rooms of Pitot House, near Esplanade on Bayou St. John. The Chapter also pledged and provided funding for the Château du Camule. 

French Heritage Society's Louisiana Chapter Co-Chairmen are Diane Sustendal Labouisse and Buddy Bolton.