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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: 05/24/2013, 05/25/2013, 05/26/2013, 05/28/2013

    Location: Chalmette National Cemetery and Chalmette Battlefield, Chalmette | Map Fee Information: free Contact Name: Chalmette Battlefield, Chalmette Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 504-281-0510

Honor American troops

  • at a Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday, May 26
  • with special volunteer projects on Friday, May 24, and Tuesday, May 28
  • by discovering the life of the War of 1812 citizen soldier on Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26

More details are available here. All events are free and open to the public.

Chalmette National Cemetery and Chalmette Battlefield are located at 8606 West St. Bernard Highway in Chalmette.