Historian Justin Nystrom gives a talk at the Gallier House about the history of Italian immigration to the city.
The Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses present a lecture on the influx of Sicilian immigrants to the French Quarter in the 19th century and their impact on New Orleanian culture. Historian Justin Nystrom, author of the forthcoming book Creole Italian: How Sicilian Immigrants Shaped the Culture of America’s Most Interesting Food Town, gives the talk at the Gallier House.
A wine reception begins at 5:30 pm, followed by the lecture at 6 pm. Tickets are $7, and admission is free for members of the Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses. Reservations may be made through Eventbrite.