Social Media at Jean Lafitte
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.
Facebook - Join us on Facebook. We'll post photos, share information on local history and culture, update you on programs and events, let you know what's happening in the wild wetlands, and exchange ideas. This is the place for you to join the conversation and tell us YOUR Louisiana stories---see you there!
Twitter - Follow us on Twitter @JeanLafitteNPS and receive travel tips, fun facts, and news on what's happening now at Jean Lafitte.
Did You Know?
Lubber grasshoppers are sometimes known as devil's horses in south Louisiana. They lay their eggs in the fall and prefer loose dirt, so they often lay their eggs in cemeteries. These enormous flightless grasshoppers hatch in spring and spend the summer munching their way through vegetation.