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11/19/2014Nooks and Crannies of The Old State Capitol: An Insider's Tour
  Secretary of State Tom Schedler and Louisiana's Old State Capitol Associates present "Nooks and Crannies of The Old State Capitol:  An Insider's Tour". Guest speaker will be Kevin Harris, F.A.I.A.  Join us Wednesday, November 19th at 5:00 p.m. for a reception and and 6:00 p.m. for a lecture.  There will be no charge for Associates members and a $10 charge for non-members.  Students with ID will be $5.00.
11/11/2014Veteran's Day Celebration with the USS Kidd
 
Join us November 11, 2014 for a Veteran's Day Celebration with the U.S.S. Kidd
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Louisiana's Old State Capitol
11/6/2014 Southeast Louisiana Food: A Seasoned Tradition Reception, Lecture and Book Signing
  Secretary of State Tom Schedler and Louisiana's Old State Capitol invite you to come pass a good time at a reception, book signing and author lecture on Southeast Louisiana Food by Addie K. and Jeremy Martin.  The event will be held on Thursday, November 6th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  It is free and open to the public.


10/27/20144th Annual Castle Creepfest!
 
Monday, October 27, 2014
Presented by Louisiana's Old State Capitol and ExxonMobil and ExxonMobil Employees Club
5:00-8:00 p.m.
Children $5, Adults free


10/4/2014 Social History of Stationery Exhibit
 
Social History of Stationery:
In Partnership with Hill Memorial Library
October 4 - December 20
Exhibit opening reception on October 15th, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

The exhibit will examine the history behind the rise and importance of stationery as a means of communication.  Local stationer Nancy Sharon Collins will be at the Old State Capitol on October 4th for a workshop on monograms as well.
Museum News
DateArticle
11/4/2014 Museum Closure: November 4, 2014 Election Day
 Louisiana's Old State Capitol will be closed on Election Day, Tuesday November 4, 2014.  We will reopen on Wednesday, November 5th.
4/29/2014 Louisiana's Old State Capitol featured in AOL Travel Article.
 Louisiana's Old State Capitol featured in AOL Travel article "Get Royal on William and Kate's Anniversary at these 10 U.S. Palaces and Castles".
8/7/2013 Louisiana's Old State Capitol featured in Wall Street Journal story on historical sites and technology.
   A recent article in the Wall Street Journal discovers how historical sites are using technology to attract new visitors, especially tech savvy kids.
11/16/2011Old State Capitol is a Thea Award Recipient for The Ghost of the Castle
 18th annual Thea award winners announced

   

 

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