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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

Social Media at Jean Lafitte

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Stay connected with Jean Lafitte National Historical Park! With six sites, there's always a lot going on, and we want to stay in touch by meeting you at your favorite virtual places.

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Did You Know?

A hungry Louisianan peels crawfish.

Although there are over 250 species of North American crawfish, Louisiana’s annual 100-million-pound, $50 million harvest consists mainly of two species. There are a lot of ways to eat crawfish: crawfish etouffee, crawfish pie, crawfish stew, boiled crawfish, crawfish beignets, crawfish bread.....