At Chalmette Battlefield and National Cemetery in Chalmette, students can learn the story of the War of 1812 and find out why the Battle of New Orleans made the United States a true power on the world stage. Call 504-281-0510 or email the park for more information and for reservations for ranger-led programs.
You are also welcome to bring your group and explore the battlefield on your own (admission is free; follow the link to discover what is available on site). Join the ranger talk at 10:45 a.m. or 2:45 p.m. to hear the story of the Battle of New Orleans. Download pdfs for Chalmette Bingo (suitable for grades 1-2) or Chalmette Challenge (grades 3-8) and test your knowledge. If your group will be over 20 people, please call 504-281-0511 ext 28 to let battlefield rangers know when you are coming; this will avoid having several large groups on site at the same time.