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: Ferriday
    218 Louisiana Avenue and 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: 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: 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: Franklin
    906 Main Street Franklin, LA 70538
    Shadowlawn is a striking Greek temple built chiefly of northern pine in 1833 by Simeon Smith. The rear of his home was attached to a smaller 1807 building, which was originally a tavern operated by...
    City: New Orleans
    929 Camp St. New Orleans, LA 70130
    Oldest museum in Louisiana, second largest Confederate collection in the nation. Civil War memorabilia on exhibit includes flags, uniforms, weapons, medical instruments and personal effects of...
    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: Frogmore (near Ferriday)
    11054 U.S. Hwy. 84 Frogmore (near Ferriday), LA 71334
    Comprehensive guided tour of an 1800 acre historical and modern working cotton plantation. Extensive Southern history, slave culture, sharecropper lifestyles, 19 outbuildings, furnished slave...
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Lafayette Area
Lake Charles Area
Monroe-Ruston Area
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Northshore Area
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Vinton
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public://NatchitichesViews_18_6.jpg Weekend in Natchitoches
This southern belle offers antebellum mansions, stately...
public://Frogmore-Plantation_2.jpg A Visit to Frogmore Plantation, Where...
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Sites throughout Louisiana commemorate key Civil War...
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The Battle of Jackson plays out annually, more than a...
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Designated an All-American Road in 2002, this 180-mile...
public://Battle-of-Pleasant-Hill-horseman.jpg Explore Louisiana's Civil War History
Louisiana's civil war sites pay tribute to its fallen...
public://Frogmore-Cotton-Church and quarters highres best.jpg Making History at Frogmore Plantation
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