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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

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  • Veterans Day and Thanksgiving Closures

    All park sites except Chalmette Battlefield/Chalmette National Cemetery closed Tuesday, November 11, for Veterans Day. All park sites closed on Thanksgiving, November 27. Follow the link for more on park hours and days. More »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 05/23/2014, 05/27/2014

    Location: Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette | Map Time: 7:30 AM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 504-281-0511 ext 32

Volunteers are needed to prepare Chalmette National Cemetery for Memorial Day. To honor those interred at the cemetery, flags will be placed at every headstone. Flags will be put out on Friday, May 23, beginning at 7:30 a.m. and will be removed on Tuesday, May 27, beginning at 7:30 a.m.

For more information about this year's Memorial Day volunteer projects and the Memorial Day ceremony at the national cemetery, click here.