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As these students reporters demonstrate, how you gather the news changes, but interesting stories remain the same!

The park's mission to preserve and share cultural traditions, historical sites, and natural landscapes means that there's always something interesting going on at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.

For information on exhibits, events, and ranger programs at the park, visit the park calendar. Find out what's new with Jean Lafitte's crew via social media.

Links to information about park management, hurricanes, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and other past or current news stories are on the News Releases page.

Most Jean Lafitte images are in the public domain. Click here for images you can download and use for free. You can also contact the park for images; please specify any size or dpi needs, image subject, etc. The park has thousands of images, so detailed requests make it easier to find images quickly.

To learn about all National Park Service projects in Louisiana, from historic places to community conservation and recreation, visit the NPS Louisiana page.

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