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A Visit to Frogmore Plantation, Where Cotton is Still King A Visit to Frogmore Plantation, Where Cotton is Still King
Walk through high cotton and pick some yourself at this 19th-century plantation.
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site
Tour the house and gardens of a luxurious 19th century cotton plantation.
Louisiana’s No Man’s Land Louisiana’s No Man’s Land
Immerse yourself in the history of Louisiana's "Wild West."
Baton Rouge History on Display Baton Rouge History on Display
Downtown Baton Rouge is home to the Old Governor’s Mansion, Shaw Center for the Arts and the Louisiana Art & Science Museum and Planetarium.
Louisiana's Unique Museums and Exhibitions Louisiana's Unique Museums and Exhibitions
Here is a sampling of museums in Louisiana and their unique exhibitions preserving Louisiana history.
Top 10 Things To Do in Jefferson Parish Top 10 Things To Do in Jefferson Parish
Explore Jefferson Parish in a whole new way!
Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site
Head south of Baton Rouge for a look into Louisiana’s shipping history.
Locust Grove State Historic Site Locust Grove State Historic Site
Louisiana’s plantation past comes alive at this small family cemetery.
Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site
Tour a replica of the first European settlement in what would become the Louisiana Purchase.
Gretna Historical Society Gretna Historical Society
Gretna, in Jefferson Parish, is home to one of Louisiana's largest National Register of Historic Places districts.
History Comes Alive at the LSU Rural Life Museum History Comes Alive at the LSU Rural Life Museum
You’ll feel as if you are traveling through time as you walk among historical displays at the LSU Rural Life Museum in Baton Rouge.
Military History Lives on Louisiana Battleship Military History Lives on Louisiana Battleship
The USS Kidd was named for Medal of Honor recipient Isaac C. Kidd Sr., who was killed aboard his flagship USS Arizona during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.
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    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
    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
    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
    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
    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 Street Gretna, LA 70053
    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...
    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
    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...