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Huey P. Long Avenue at First Street,
Gretna, LA 70053

Property Description

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 States, the Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II. The arch is located between the majestic Gretna City Hall building and the Mississippi river.

Jefferson Memorial Arch as viewed from the Mississippi river levee, Gretna City Hall is framed in the center.
Jefferson Memorial Arch as viewed from the Mississippi river levee, Gretna City Hall is framed in the center.
Amenities
Category
  • Memorial/Monument
Designations
  • National Register of Historic Places
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
General Information
  • Open Year-Round
Guest Information
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Rate Information
  • Free Admission
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages