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: Kenner
    2100-3rd Ste. 10 Kenner, LA 70062
    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: 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: Metairie
    711 Phosphor Ave. Metairie, LA 70005
    Bayous, plantations and more. Only the best sightseeing tours, tour guiding, itineraries and destination services. Your one-stop-shop to make your trip or meeting in New Orleans and the surrounding...
    City: Gretna
    Huey P. Long Avenue at First Street Gretna, LA 70053
    The Jefferson Memorial Arch was built in 1923. The arch was erected as a memorial to all the war veterans from Jefferson Parish.  The inscribed names include veterans from the War Between the...
    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: Pineville
    135 Riverfront Street Pineville, LA 71360
    Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville - The Last Surrender, This event commemorates the LAST FORTS SURRENDERED DURING THE CIVIL WAR, Forts Randolph and Buhlow. Union soldiers and...
    Civil War Soldier Life -- Zouaves!
    City: St. Francisville
    11788 Highway 965 St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville -Civil War Soldier Life- Zouaves!, 10AM-4 PM. Regiments dressed in the colorful flashy red and blue uniforms patterned after the French North African...
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public://Screen_shot_2010-04-13_at_10.41.27_AM_0.png Civil War Battle Re-lived in Jackson,...
The Battle of Jackson plays out annually, more than a...
public://2567IMG0014_0_1.jpg Take The Scenic Route: Louisiana’s Byways
History, wildlife and great views of nature await those...
public://NatchitichesViews_18_6.jpg Weekend in Natchitoches
This southern belle offers antebellum mansions, stately...
public://Battle-of-Pleasant-Hill-horseman.jpg Explore Louisiana's Civil War History
Louisiana's civil war sites pay tribute to its fallen...
public://CWPortHud_1.jpg Louisiana Civil War Sites
Sites throughout Louisiana commemorate key Civil War...
public://Frogmore-Plantation_2.jpg A Visit to Frogmore Plantation, Where...
Walk through high cotton and pick some yourself at this...
public://Pleasant_Hill_Battle_1242.jpg Civil War Battle of Pleasant Hill re-enacted
A major event in the Red River Campaign of the Civil War...
public://Frogmore-Cotton-Church and quarters highres best.jpg Making History at Frogmore Plantation
Learn the stories of Civil War soldiers, cotton kingpins,...
public://OakAlleyPlantation_01_0.jpg River Road Plantations
To get a first-hand look at Louisiana’s antebellum past,...
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