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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

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    All park sites closed Monday, October 13, for Columbus 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 »

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.