Image of early 1900s photo showing long path between trees leading to Chalmette Monument
Taken in about 1900, this photo shows a path leading from the Mississippi River levee to Chalmette Monument.

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Places are not just sites where we can see a view, go to a museum, talk to a ranger, or enjoy a program. They're also memories, history, and sometimes a glimpse of the future.

To find out about the six sites of Jean Lafitte and what they offer today, click here.

To find out about the history of places in or related to the park and to find links to research about park sites, follow the links below:

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Mailing Address:

419 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130


(504) 589-3882
Phone numbers are for park headquarters. Phones are answered 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Park headquarters is closed on federal holidays and on Mardi Gras.

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