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Louisiana's Charity Hospital Systems: Medicine & Matters of State

  • 01/15/2019-12/20-2019

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The Louisiana Old State Capitol is opening a new exhibit to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the opening of the last Charity Hospital in New Orleans. “Louisiana’s Charity Hospital Sy…

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Born To Run: Louisiana's Almost Governors

  • 3/19/2019-6/22/2019

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The colorful candidates who have campaigned for the state’s highest office are the focus of the Old State Capitol’s newest exhibit, “Born to Run: Louisiana’s Almost Governors.” From veteran…

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Once Upon a Time...A 25th Anniversary Picnic

  • 5/5/2019

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Bring a picnic and enjoy a special day on the Old State Capitol grounds from 1-4 P.M. Sunday, May 5. Enjoy old-fashioned games and challenges, historical characters, a special re-dedication o…

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Louisiana's Greatest Generation America's Last Constitutional Convention

  • 5/15/2019

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E.L. “Bubba” Henry was one of the" young turks" who helped blaze the trail for a constitutional convention to rewrite and streamline the state’s bloated constitution. Henry will speak about…

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"Fitz!"

  • 6/2/2019

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A documentary on former lieutenant governor and long-time public servant, Jimmy Fitzmorris, will be shown at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2. Meet the man who was the state’s first full-time lieu…

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