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: 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: 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: 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. 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: Madisonville
    201 Cedar Madisonville, LA 70447
    Housed in the historic Madisonville Court House this museum has exhibits on the local wildlife, the Civil War, Native American culture and the town jail.
    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: Newellton
    4929 Hwy. 608 Newellton, LA 71357
    Antebellum plantation home on the shores of scenic Lake St. Joseph. Features a museum, guided tours and special events.
    City: St. Francisville
    11788 Highway 965 St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville - 150th Anniversary of the Civil War..The War Ends, 10:00-3:00 p.m. A commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the surrender of the Confederate...
    City: New Orleans
    400 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA 70116
    This Greek Revival structure dates to 1835 and served as a U.S. Mint and briefly as a Confederate mint during the Civil War. Permanent exhibits on the ground floor feature historic coin-making...
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Alexandria Area
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Lafayette Area
Lake Charles Area
Monroe-Ruston Area
New Iberia-Morgan City Area
New Orleans Area
Northshore Area
Shreveport-Bossier City Area
Arabi
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Donaldsonville
Franklin
Frogmore
Garyville
Grand Coteau
Gretna
Houma
Jackson
Jefferson
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Mansfield
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Ruston
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Tallulah
Tangipahoa
Vinton
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