Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve's six sites cover a vast history that has touched many people. Learn more about the people of our park below.
Please note: information about Fazendeville, Chalmette National Cemetery, and the Battle of New Orleans, including troop rosters, is on the Places page.
Pirate Jean Lafitte & the Baratarians
Who was Jean Lafitte? Are the legends true? Find out here.
The Irish and Italian of New Orleans
Why does New Orleans Celebrate Irish and Italian saints? Find out here.
Jean Lafitte NHP&P's sites and the areas around them are woven into the histories of many families. Discover genealogy.
Last updated: September 17, 2020