Jefferson Memorial Arch

Huey P. Long Avenue at First Street, Gretna, LA 70053
504-363-1580
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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.