On Saturday, Sept. 3, a meeting of the Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana will held at the East Baton Rouge Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd, beginning at 11 am. Christopher Achee, a decedent of Don Carlos de Grand-Pré, the last Spanish Commander of the fort at Baton Rouge, will present a program about Colonial Louisiana and Spain’s critical aid to the American Revolution.

Achee is the branch manager of the Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales. He is a member of the Sons of the American Revolution and the Sons and Daughters of the Province and Republic of West Florida.

All meetings are open to the public. Information about the Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana can be found on the web at canaryislanders.org. You may contact the President of the Society by email president@canaryislanders.org.