Canary Islanders Heritage Society meeting set for August 2

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Louisiana State Archivist since 2000, Dr. Florent Hardy, Jr. will address the August 2 meeting of the Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana. Dr. Hardy will speak on the records available in the State Archives, a great treasure trove accessible to us as we trace our families and their connections to history.

The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. at the Louisiana State Archives Building, 3851 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. All meetings are open to the public. Information about the Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana can be found on the web at You may contact the President of the Society by email: