Index Update A-Z

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. 

Added: June 4, 2012

Fr. Fred Youngs Passes Away

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 upcoming Laiche family book.   For more information:


Added: March 8, 2011

Oktoberfest 2010

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: November 13, 2010

GACHGS relocates PO BOX

Please note!

GACHGS has relocated it's mailing address to:

PO BOX 3086
LaPLACE, LA 70069-3086

All correspondence must go to the new mailing address.  Our P.O. Box in Destrehan will not be renewed as of August 2010.   No officers live in Destrehan any longer, so the board of directors voted to move the box to a central location in LaPlace.

Added: April 8, 2010

New Website

As you can see we have revamped the website and it is now an interactive feature that will help make using the site a good experience.

Added: March 23, 2010

Oktober Fest Dinner 2009

see Oktoberfest section for info

Added: October 3, 2009

Membership Renewal

It's time to renew.

send your check for $20 for 2010 membership to
Carolyn Laurent - GACHGS Membership
P.O. Box 517
Destrehan, Louisiana 70047

Added: August 20, 2009