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Regular meetings of the Society are held at each reunion unless it has been decided otherwise by the board.


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   2011 Claiborne Clan Reunion Schedule

September 29, 2011 to October 2, 2011

at the Hotel Monteleone

214 Royal Street (Rue Royale) New Orleans


The Hotel Monteleone is the oldest and largest hotel in New Orleans, located in the heart of the French Quarter, one block from Bourbon Street and Canal Street, and within walking distance of most of the area's major attractions, restaurants and shopping.

Hotel group rate: $135  per night, plus 13% city tax and

$2 per room per night occupancy tax; two night minimum stay.

The hotel offers valet parking at $30 plus tax per day.


All guestrooms must be secured by a deposit of 

one night's room and taxes made by credit card.

Cancellations may be made up to 72 hours prior to the arrival date.

Make your reservations directly with the hotel by August 15, 2011 at:

1 (800) 535-9595

and identify yourself as part of the group:

National Society of Claiborne Family Descendants

The group rate will not be available after the cutoff date of August 15, 2011 and/or once the guest room block of thirty rooms is fully committed with reservations.


Please complete the attached form to reserve a place at the reunion and return it with your check prior to August 1, 2011 to:

Mary Ann Gilman
P.O. Box 5
Port Haywood, VA 23138

Claiborne Clan Reunion Registration Form


National Society of Claiborne Family Descendants Reuion
New Orleans, Louisiana
Thursday, September 29 to Sunday, October 2, 2011
Theme: The Western Migration

Thursday, September 29th
Afternoon Arrival4:00 pm to 6:00 pmHotel check in and Reunion Registration: Iberville Ballroom
Evening7:00 pm to 9:00 pmDinner on your own with Claiborne and Cliborn Friends and relatives
Friday, September 30th
Morning9:00 am to 10:00 amPresentation: Royal Ballroom D
10:00 am to 12:30 pmMeet in lobby to board bus for an overview of the city: French Quarter, cemeteries, University area and Garden District with special stops at Claiborne historic locations. This tour will be narated by local descendants and will include lunch at the Southern Yacht Club on Lake Pontchartrain. After lunch, the bus will transport the group back to the hotel.
12:30 to 1:30 pmLunch at the Southern Yacht Club.
1:30 pmLeave restaurant to board bus for return to hotel
Afternoon2:00 pmAfternoon on your own or join group to view Claiborne Family memorabilia at The Williams Research Center at 410 Chartres Street
EveningOn your own with Claiborne and Cliborn friends and relatives.
Saturday, October 1st
Morning9:00 am to 12:00 pmBusiness meeting and presentations: Iberville Ballroom:
9:00 - 11:00 Business Meeting and presentations
11:00 - 12:00: Research Report: Alex Waldrop, PhD
Lunch12:00 pm to 1:00 pmBienville Ballroom (next to the Iberville Ballroom)
Afternoon2:00 pmAfternoon on your own or join group to view Governor Claiborne memorabilia at The Historic New Orleans Collection at 533 Royal Street.
Evening6:00 pm to 7:00 pmMeet in the Carousel Bar
7:00 pm to 10:00 pmBanquet and speaker: Iberville Ballroom
8:00 - 9:00 Keynote Speaker: Tulane University Professor Richard Campanella will speak on Trans-Appalachian Settlement and New Orleans from 1790 to 1815.
Sunday, October 2nd
MorningDeparture. Hotel checkout by 12:00 noon.
(Board members will meet from 9:00 to 12:00 in the Cabildo Room)