Jean Lafitte NHPP Scenic Must Sees
June 2, 2022
Scenes of nature and an historical must see within the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve...
In Jean Lafitte's day, silver and gold filled a pirate's treasure chest, but today's treasures are people, places, and memories. Discover New Orleans’ rich cultural mix. Learn Cajun traditions from people who live them. Watch an alligator bask on a bayou’s bank. Walk in the footsteps of the men who fought at 1815’s Battle of New Orleans.
So, enjoy discovering the treasure of Jean Lafitte with a visit Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve that has six sites in south Louisiana. In the New Orleans area, Jean Lafitte sites are the French Quarter Visitor Center in New Orleans, the Barataria Preserve in Marrero, and Chalmette Battlefield/Chalmette National Cemetery in Chalmette. The park's three Acadian cultural centers are the Acadian Cultural Center (Lafayette), the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center (Eunice), and the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center (Thibodaux).
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photos.