In 1815, the American victory at the Battle of New Orleans brought the country together and gave the United States new prominence on the world stage. Hear the story of the battle on the very ground where American troops defeated the mighty British army.
Talk takes place about 2:45 p.m. each day when Creole Queen excursion boat arrives at battlefield. The battlefield is closed December 25 and on Mardi Gras (Tuesday, February 12, in 2013).
Chalmette Battlefield is located at 8606 West St. Bernard Highway in Chalmette.