NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Do you have a favorite memory of the Cabildo or Presbyterè? Maybe your first visit to these majestic museums was on a school field trip; perhaps you’ve had the joy of sharing the rich history in the exhibits with the younger generations of your family.
The Friends of the Cabildo (FOC) invites you to share your memories involving any of the Louisiana State Museum properties in New Orleans (the Cabildo, the Presbyterè, the New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint, the 1850 House, and Madame John’s Legacy) as the organization celebrates the 65th anniversary of its incorporation.
“The rich history of our region is represented by these museums, and the stories told through their exhibits ensure future generations will continue to learn the importance of preserving our culture,” said Robert J. Cangelosi, Jr., past president of the FOC and the author of the New Orleans Architecture book series. “In honor of the Friends’ anniversary, we look forward to hearing from our neighbors as well as from visitors what memories have been most meaningful to them.”
In addition, the FOC will be sharing content from throughout the organization’s history via social media starting Oct. 20. History fans are invited to follow the FOC and engage with these posts on Facebook, Twitter (@cabildofriends) or Instagram (@friendsofthecabildo).
Memories can be shared online at www.friendsofthecabildo.org; or via social media using #friendsofthecabildo65. For more information, please contact Jason Strada at (504) 523-3939 or firstname.lastname@example.org.