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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

Event Details

  • 08/17/2013

    Location: Barataria Preserve, Marrero | Map Time: 1:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Barataria Preserve, Marrero Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 504-689-3690

What was life like on a plantation before the Civil War? Why were Barataria's swamps a refuge for escaped slaves? What part did New Orleans play in the journey from the Civil War to civil rights? Find out at a special ranger talk at the preserve visitor center.

The Barataria Preserve is located at 6588 Barataria Blvd. in Marrero (near Crown Point).