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Veterans Blvd,
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
985-369-1950
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Property Description

A pivotal Civil War site, engineered by West Point, built to guard the confluence of the Mississippi River and Bayou Lafourche, a major outlet to the Gulf of Mexico. It was a star-shaped, log-and-earth construction, built and defended by area African-American Slaves turned soldiers. It is now the site of an annual re-enactment. Guided tours of the future site of Fort Butler and other Civil War sites can be arranged. 

 Tours by appointment only.

Fort Butler Commemorative Site
Fort Butler Commemorative Site
Amenities
Category
  • Civil War Site
  • Memorial/Monument
Guest Information
  • Reservations Required
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages