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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

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    All park sites closed Monday, September 1, for Labor 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 »

Multimedia

Explore Jean Lafitte with videos and animations!

  • Check out Investigators in Action to follow researchers as they learn more about the park and the world.
  • Watch the Delta Dynamics animations: meet the mighty Mississippi River, discover how rivers build wetlands, and find out why Louisiana's coast is disappearing.

Watch our National Park Week video and picture yourself visiting Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve!

 

Did You Know?

Cajun band performs at the Liberty Theater.

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