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Research Your Family’s Gretna Roots Here

German families founded Gretna, and the legacy of those families continues across the West Bank of New Orleans. People who want to learn about their family history can use the GACC’s research library.

Genealogy – Family Research Center

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Visit Our Museum

Step inside the GACC Museum and go back in time to 1721, when German immigrants first settled in Louisiana. You’ll learn about the waves of German pioneers that followed them to establish homes, farms and businesses across the river from New Orleans. Entry is free of charge to our museum, open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday.