Tours Organized by the Local Arragements Committee

127th Annual Meeting

Preregistration for tours is highly recommended. Tour tickets are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged. Tour participants must be registered for the AHA meeting.

Some tours will travel by bus, others are walking tours. All tour groups will meet in the Marriott’s Preservation Hall Studio 1. Be aware that sidewalks in the French Quarter can be uneven. Contact aha@historians.org for additional information or to request an accessible tour bus.

Preconference Tour 1: Historical Geography of New Orleans
Wednesday, January 2, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
$30 members, $35 nonmembers

Update: This tour is now sold out.

Tour 2: Government Archives in New Orleans: City Archives and Special Collections, New Orleans Public Library and Clerk of Civil District Court Notarial Archives Research Center
Thursday, January 3, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
$30 members, $35 nonmembers

Tour 3: Exploring the Roots of Historic Preservation in the Lower Garden District and Irish Channel
Thursday, January 3, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
$30 members, $35 nonmembers

Tour 4: The Insider’s Guide to New Orleans Food
Thursday, January 3, 2:00–4:00 p.m.
$35 members, $40 nonmembers

Update: This tour is now sold out.

Tour 5: New Orleans Jazz History
Thursday, January 3, 3:00–5:30 p.m.
$30 members, $35 nonmembers

Tour 6: Historic Cemetery Tour
Friday, January 4, 9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
$20 members, $25 nonmembers

Update: This tour is now sold out.

Tour 7: A Walking Tour of Reconstruction Street Battles in New Orleans
Friday, January 4, 12:45–3:00 p.m.
$15 members, $20 nonmembers

Update: This tour is now sold out.

Tour 8: Beyond the Silver Lining: Education, Race, and Inequality in New Orleans, 1727–2013
Friday, January 4, 1:00–5:30 p.m.
$30 members, $35 nonmembers

Update: This tour is now sold out.

Tour 9: The Williams Research Center, The Historic New Orleans Collection: 300 Years of Louisiana History
Friday, January 4, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
$10 members, $15 nonmembers

Tour 10: The National WWII Museum
Saturday, January 5, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
$35 members, $40 nonmembers Fee includes a boxed lunch.

Tour 11: New Orleans Black History Tour of St. Louis Cemetery #2
Saturday, January 5, 9:30–11:00 a.m.
$30 members, $35 nonmembers

Tour 12: A Walking Tour of Reconstruction Street Battles in New Orleans
Saturday, January 5, 12:45–3:00 p.m.
$15 members, $20 nonmembers

Update: This tour is now sold out.

Tour 13: The National WWII Museum
Saturday, January 5, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
$30 members, $35 nonmembers

Tour 14: Louisiana History Galleries Tour, the Historic New Orleans Collection
Saturday, January 5, 2012, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
$15 members, $20 nonmembers