Civil War Sites in Louisiana

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Louisana was the site of many significant events in the Civil War, and landmarks around the state have been set aside to commemorate the events and sacrifices made there. These include the site of the Battle of Port Hudson, the Chalmette National Cemetery, the site of the Battle of Pleasant Hill and many other places where re-enactments or commemorations are staged annually. Museums throughout the state hold artifacts, documents and even photos from this crucial period in the nation's history.

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    City: New Iberia
    317 E. Main St. New Iberia, LA 70560
    Built for a wealthy sugar planter in 1834, Shadows-on-the-Teche was home to four generations before becoming a National Trust Historic Site.  Live Oaks draped with Spanish Moss cast shadows on...
    City: New Orleans
    1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Ste. 411 New Orleans, LA 70123
    Discover a place steeped in history and culture, mouth watering cuisine, festivals and family entertainment. Experience a world that gives a whole new meaning to what you know as New Orleans....
    City: Arabi
    409 Aycock St. Arabi, LA 70032
    St. Bernard welcomes you to a place of rich heritage and tradition that embraces a sense of community and small town charm on the edge of a big city. Located just 5 miles from New...
    City: Gray
    114 Tourist Dr. Gray, LA 70359
    Travel less than an hour southwest of New Orleans and you'll enter Louisiana's Bayou Country in Houma. Bordered by the bountiful Gulf of Mexico, surrounded by rich bayous, and shaded by an endless...
    City: New Orleans
    1221 Elmwood Park Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70123
    Bordered by the lake and river, Kenner offers an array of experiences. From boat launches to casino betting, there's fun for all ages. In Rivertown, experience the Kenner Planetarium for an "out ...
    City: Ferriday
    218 Louisiana Ave. Ferriday, LA 71334
    Frogmore Cotton Plantation & Gins and the Delta Music Museum together relate the Who and Why of Delta Cotton Plantations and how those talented few created America's music. ...
    City: Vinton
    3409 Niblett Bluff Rd. Vinton, LA 70668
    The park is open year round with camping and recreational facilitiesavailable.Niblett's Bluff Park is funded by the citizens of Ward 7 in Vinton,Louisiana, and operated by a board of 7...
    City: Tallulah
    315 N. Mulberry Tallulah, LA 71282
    Hermione House was built in 1855 and now serves as the headquarters for the Madison Historical Society, Inc., and home to Madison Parish History. The antebellum home was completely restored as a...
    City: St. Francisville
    12501 Hwy. 10 St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Rosedown Plantation is located in the West Feliciana Parish community of St. Francisville along one of the most historic corridors in South Louisiana. The gardens grew out from the house over a...
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Lake Charles Area
Monroe-Ruston Area
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