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    City: Gretna
    205 Lafayette St. Gretna, LA 70053
    The Louisiana Fire Museum housed in the David Crockett Fire Company No. 1's 1859 firehouse, proudly displays its "pride and joy," an 1876 steam fire pumper that was pulled by men. The museum...
    City: Gretna
    Second St. at Huey P. Long Ave. Gretna, LA 70053
    The original structure was erected in 1907, in the Renaissance and Baroque styles. The three-story building housed the Jefferson Parish Courthouse until 1958. After renovation, the building was...
    City: Gretna
    610 Sixth St. Gretna, LA 70053
    St. Joseph Catholic Church was the first church on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish. The original church, built in 1859 was a simple wooden structure where Redemptorist priests from the East Bank...
    City: Gretna
    Huey P. Long Ave. & 4th Street Gretna, LA 70053
    The depot that was built in 1906 in its current location has since become the Gretna Visitor Center and Gift Shop. The Caboose was built in 1951 by the Illinois Central Railroad. In 1986 it was...
    City: Gretna
    519 Huey P. Long Ave. Gretna, LA 70053
    The German American Cultural Center interprets the contributions that people of Germanic descent have made to the Lower Mississippi River Delta and the unique cultural mix that is New Orleans.
    City: Gretna
    209 Lafayette St. Gretna, LA 70053
    Gretna Museum Complex has three Creole cottages, a working blacksmith shop, fire museum and an 1876 steam pumper.The Gretna Green Blacksmith Shop commemorates all blacksmith shops that were active...
    City: Gretna
    610 Sixth Street Gretna, LA 70053
    City: Gretna
    739 3rd Street Gretna, LA 70054
    This landmark was formerly a passenger depot in the early 1900s. It was the last stop going west and the train came to Gretna by crossing the Mississippi River on a barge. The train exited in the...
    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...