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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

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Event Details

  • 03/29/2014

    Location: Barataria Preserve, Marrero | Map Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Barataria Preserve, Marrero Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 504-689-3690 ext. 10

What's happening in the night sky? Join the Pontchartrain Astronomy Society as they set up telescopes to explore the skies above the swamp, then take a night hike with a park ranger for more star-gazing.

Program takes place in the Barataria Preserve Visitor Center parking lot at 6588 Barataria Blvd. in Marrero (near Crown Point).