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Cajun vs. Creole Food - What is the Difference? Cajun vs. Creole Food - What is the Difference?
Louisiana's food is steeped with historical influences including Cajun and Creole cuisines. Learn what differentiates Cajun and Creole food.
Battle of New Orleans in Chalmette Battle of New Orleans in Chalmette
A clearing along the river just south of New Orleans was the site of one of the most famous battles ever fought on American soil.
Discover the Plantation Parade Discover the Plantation Parade
These four plantations will take you on a trip through time to discover the stories of Louisiana's past.
Mansfield State Historic Site Mansfield State Historic Site
See the Civil War site where the Confederates won a hard-earned victory against Union invaders.
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site
Stand at a cultural crossroads in Louisiana’s first state park.
African-American Heritage Itinerary: Plantation Country African-American Heritage Itinerary: Plantation Country
Explore the African-American Heritage Trail in the Baton Rouge and St. Francisville Area with this itinerary of things to do.
Return to Grandeur at Nottoway Plantation Return to Grandeur at Nottoway Plantation
One of the largest remaining antebellum mansions in the South, Nottoway will be an American treasure for decades to come.
Los Adaes State Historic Site Los Adaes State Historic Site
At this 300-year-old site that was once the capital of Texas, you’ll get an up-close look at battles waged between two global superpowers.
Top 10 Things to Do in West Feliciana Parish Top 10 Things to Do in West Feliciana Parish
Charming small-town feel packed with history, culture and beautiful views. Welcome to West Feliciana!
Day Trip Ideas Near Poverty Point Day Trip Ideas Near Poverty Point
After exploring Poverty Point World Heritage Site, stay in the area for one-of-a-kind experiences.
10 Things to Do in Natchitoches Parish 10 Things to Do in Natchitoches Parish
Explore Natchitoches Parish, the land of Cane River, teeming with history and beauty around every corner.
Fort Jesup State Historic Site Fort Jesup State Historic Site
This Mexican-American War-era fort is central to a little-known chapter in American history.
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    City: Jackson
    3522 College St. Jackson, LA 70748
    Tour the campus of the oldest Louisiana college. Large pines shade an 1837 barrack-style dorm, a late Victorian-style professor's home and a Civil War cemetery. Thurs-Sat, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    City: Jackson
    236 Hwy. 61 Jackson, LA 70748
    Port Hudson was the scene of the longest genuine siege in U.S. military history, lasting from May 23-July 9, 1863.  On May 27, two regiments of the Louisiana Native Guards demonstrated valiant...
    City: Jackson
    4626 Highway 68 Jackson, LA 70748
    Village Studios offer our visitors a unique glimpse into the past. The area is awash with history, including Mansions and Grand Antebellum homes....