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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

Contact Public Affairs

For more information, please contact Park Ranger Kristy Wallisch

  • by email
  • by phone 504-589-3882 ext. 225
  • by fax 504-589-4155
  • by mail 419 Decatur St., New Orleans LA 70130

If Kristy is not available, please contact Chief of Interpretation and Education Nigel Fields

  • by email
  • by phone 504-589-3882 ext. 224
  • by fax 504-589-4155
  • by mail 419 Decatur St., New Orleans LA 70130

Did You Know?

Young alligator crawls through vegetation.

Alligators have two eyelids! The second inner eyelid is clear and used like goggles while the alligator is under water. These amazing reptiles have been around since before the dinosaurs, and they are designed for life in the water.