To request an educational program for a school group at the visitor center, please call 504-589-4841 Tue-Sat. To download lesson plans for the park's 4 award winning CDs: Songs of the Mississippi River, Songs for Junior Rangers, Freedom is Coming, and Songs of the Lower Mississippi Delta, click on the links below.
Did You Know?
Jazz music was born in New Orleans at the turn of the twentieth century, a combination of many musical styles, including blues, gospel and ragtime. The originality of the art form came from its focus on improvisation.