The Annual German-Acadian Coast Historical and Genealogical Society Oktoberfest takes place each October in place of the monthly meeting. The Oktoberfest dinner begins with a socializing and visiting so members and their guests can mingle with one another. We will have a silent auction of many genealogical books (many out of print). Later, the President … Read more
All names appearing in Les Voyageurs from 1980-2005 have been indexed and are available online. Click on Les Voyageurs at the left and you’ll be able to search our index. Thanks to member, Larry Torres, for his contribution to our society.
Sad news comes from Australia, where Fr. Fred Youngs was vacationing. Fr. Youngs passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2011. Arrangements are pending. The GACHGS extends condolences to Fr. Fred’s family and those who loved him dearly. In January he spoke at our regular meeting and was very excited about his … Read more
Our Oktoberfest dinner was held at La Maison Magnolia. The crowd on hand enjoyed their delicious meal and learned a great deal from guest speaker, Al Robichaux who spoke about the dispersement of Acadian Church records since the “Grand Dérangement”. Click on Oktoberfest to the left to see pictures of the event. Added: … Read more