Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Louisiana State Museum and Friends of the Cabildo to Host Lecture on Renato Beluche's Role in the Independence of the Americas

November 9th, 2017
6:00 PM

Location
Old U.S. Mint
400 Esplanade St.

New Orleans, LA

On Thursday, November 9, the Friends of the Cabildo and the Louisiana State Museum will host a lecture titled Renato Beluche’s Decisive Role in the Independence of the Americas.

In the midst of celebrating the 300th anniversary of the crescent city, this is an opportunity to pay tribute to a brave New Orleanian who was not only instrumental in the Battle of New Orleans but who also fought for independence from Spanish rule in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Mexico. Born in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Beluche has been described as an adventurer, hero, lover, and privateer.

The Louisiana State Museum and Friends of the Cabildo‘€™s Second Thursday Lecture Series is held on the second Thursday of each month, beginning at 6:00 PM. at the Old U.S. Mint. Every month a different topic is explored from Louisiana‘€™s unique history.

The lectures are free and open to the public. Refreshments are served courtesy of Friends of the Cabildo.

For more information, contact Rachel Strassel at 504.523.3939.

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