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Isleño Fiesta Held
March 8 and 9, 2014

Los Isleños Heritage and Cultural Society celebrated its 38th annual Isleño Fiesta March 8 and 9, 2014, on the grounds of Los Isleños Museum Complex, located in St. Bernard Village. The Isleños Historic Village, situated to the rear of Los Isleños Museum, was once more the setting for a series of living history demonstrations featuring folk crafts, historic vernacular lifestyles, and the cultural identity of the Isleño descendant's community in St. Bernard Parish.
Alejandro Escarabajal Completes Student Teaching in Chalmette High School

Tenerife native Alejandro Escarabajal presented gifts for use and display in Los Isleños Museum during his "going-away dinner," hosted by Los Isleños Heritage and Cultural Society January 30, 2014. St. Bernard Parish Government and Los Isleños Heritage and Cultural Society arranged for Escarabajal to perform his student teaching abroad at Chalmette High School in St. Bernard Parish.


The Los Isleños Heritage & Cultural Society Museum — Headquarters
1345—1357 Bayou Rd. 70785; St. Bernard, Louisiana
Phone: (504) 277—4681
E-mail: losislenos2011@gmail.com
Isleños Heritage and Cultural Society is dedicated to preserving the Spanish language, legends, crafts, customs, folklore, rituals, music and history of our Spanish Isleños heritage by: maintaining an Isleños museum and multi-cultural village; promoting an annual student of Isleños heritage; and promoting annual Museum Days, a three-day event, to give students hands-on knowledge of the early Isleños and their way of life. Click on a link above/below for more information.
Visits to The Isleños Museum are welcome.
  • It is opened Wednesdays through Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00pm and by appointment by calling (504) 277—4681.
  • The Ducros Museum's Phone: (504) 676—3081/3098.
  • The Museums are closed on all federal holidays.

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For additional info, contact:
Clem or Paula Mackles at:
(504) 272—0118
(504) 453—3640

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