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Royal Auvergne Society - Activities

The Society’s activities focus on Franco-American historical and cultural themes, with particular emphasis on the men, women and children who committed themselves to American independence, and whose descendants continue, today, to share common roots of friendship.

Meetings are organized around a wide spectrum of themes, such as : the history of the Royal Auvergne regiment commandeered by General Rochambeau at the Battle of Yorktown; a Halloween tour of the catacombs of Paris; the origins of American jazz music in France; 18th century painting, with a guided tour of a special exhibit of works by the French painter Jacques Louis David; a brief history of Christmas carols, followed by a sing-along with C.A.R. members and their parents;  a tour of the Versailles royal stables.

The Society also participates fully in the annual commemoration of French-American historic events, such as : Memorial Day on the last Sunday of May, and American Independence Day on July 4.

Since 2005, the Royal Auvergne Society has been invited to participate in the official Memorial Day ceremony held each year the last Sunday in May at the American military cemetery in Suresnes, outside of Paris.  On this occasion, the C.A.R. Society President lays a wreath in the Society colors.




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