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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

Event Details

  • Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/24/2014 to 08/30/2014

    Location: French Quarter Visitor Center, New Orleans | Map Time: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: French Quarter Visitor Center Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 504-589-2636 ext. 1

It all began with the Mississippi River. Take an hour-long stroll along the Mississippi River levee for an overview of New Orleans history. Walk ends on the levee across from Jackson Square. 

25 free tickets are distributed at 9:00 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis at the French Quarter Visitor Center, 419 Decatur Street, New Orleans. Each person wanting a ticket must pick up their own ticket. No reservations.

The visitor center is closed on federal holidays and on Mardi Gras (Tuesday, February 17, in 2015).