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In 1815, the American victory at the Battle of New Orleans brought the country together and gave the United States new prominence on the world stage. Hear the story of the battle on the very ground where American troops defeated the mighty British army.
Talk takes place twice each day at about 10:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. when Creole Queen excursion boat arrives at Chalmette Battlefield.
No talk (the battlefield visitor center is closed) on Mardi Gras and federal holidays, including Monday, September 4 (Labor Day), and Monday, October 9 (Columbus Day). Exceptions to federal holiday closures: on Memorial Day and Veterans Day the battlefield visitor center is open and talks are given. Gates to the battlefield and to the national cemetery are open 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on days when the battlefield visitor center is closed, except for Mardi Gras, when gates are closed.
Chalmette Battlefield is located at 8606 West St. Bernard Highway in Chalmette.