Columbus Day Closures
All park sites closed Monday, October 13, for Columbus Day. Follow the link for information about park hours and days and about access to the Barataria Preserve and Chalmette Battlefield/Chalmette National Cemetery on holidays. More »
Battle of New Orleans Education Materials
NPS: A.J. Sisco
The curriculum-based materials below were developed for teachers and students to enhance their visits to the Battle of New Orleans anniversary event, but they can also be used alone. Materials may be reproduced as needed.
Important concepts about the War of 1812 and the Battle of New Orleans
Battle of New Orleans pre-visit activities
Battle of New Orleans on-site worksheet
Battle of New Orleans post-visit activities
Did You Know?
The Prairie Acadian Cultural Center takes to the airwaves every Saturday night, sponsoring Rendez-vous des Cajuns at the Liberty Theater right next door to the center in Eunice. The live show of Cajun and zydeco music is locally known as "the Cajun Grand Old Opry" and broadcasts at www.krvs.org