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Huey P. Long Avenue at First Street,
Gretna, LA 70053

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.

  • Memorial/Monument
  • National Register of Historic Places
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
General Information
  • Open Year-Round
Guest Information
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Rate Information
  • Free Admission
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages