Annual Meeting

HSHS Annual Membership Meeting

Dear Members and Friends of HSHS:

Our annual membership meeting will be held on May 19, 2022 at 1:00 pm in the Albany/Springfield Library. We encourage all of those interested in hearing the latest news about the society or museum to attend. For those not able to attend, we will try to broadcast the meeting via Zoom. If we are successful in establishing a link from the meeting, you will be able to join via this link:

HSHS is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Time: Thursday, May 19,2022 1:00 pm CDT (Zoom Meeting Access opens 12:45 pm CDT. Meeting ID: 819 9184 0720 Passcode: 866917

To be eligible to vote, a member must have paid their membership dues no later than March 1, 2022. For those eligible, the HSHS Ballot and proxy are included. If you are able to attend, you will not need the proxy so just please bring your ballot with you. If you are unable to attend, please return your completed proxy along with you completed ballot. Should you wish to assign someone to vote on your behalf on any business beyond the ballot, please fill in the proxy accordingly. Ballot and proxy must be received by May 17, 2022 to be counted. You may email or send by USPS.

The Meeting Agenda, 2021 Financial Statement and minutes of the last meeting are at under News Tab, Annual Membership Meeting.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting either in person or via Zoom.


HSHS Board od Directors

Your 2022 Officers of HSHS

- Carl Nehlig - President - Julia Ourso - Vice President - Annette Bodi – Secretary - Dave Bodi – Chief Financial Officer, CFO - Royanne Kropog – Treasurer/ Curator - Alex Kropog - Executive Director - Victoria Mocsary - Assistant Director

Contact 225-294-5732 for any questions.


20220519 Agenda HSHS Annual Membership Meeting Final.docx
211202 Membership Meeting.docx
December 2021 Financials Hugarian Settlement.pdf

About The Museum


Tuesdays and the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Also, open by appointment for tour groups and schools. Contact 225-294-5732.

Museum Admission Fees - Donation Only

There are no admission fees. Donations may be made while visitng or on our website.

It is located in the restored Hungarian Settlement school, and is dedicated to the historical preservation of the Hungarian community in Albany, Louisiana.

Hungarian History

In the late 1800s, Hungarian settlers began to move from the harsh industrial environments of the North and East United States to a more desirable and familiar agricultural environment.

Photo Gallery

Our photo gallery features both historic and recent photos that illustrate the rich history and culture of South Louisiana’s Hungarian settlers. Also includes photos of our museum renovation.