Civil War | Historic Site
Rene Beauregard House — Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
6588 Barataria Boulevard
Marrero, LA 70072
Located at the Battle of New Orleans (War of 1812) site, this two-story, cement-covered house was the home of Judge Rene Beauregard, son of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard.
Fort DeRussy State Historic Site
Marksville, Louisiana | The fort, named after Col. Lewis G. DeRussy, consists of an earthen fort, cemetery and water battery.
Port Sulphur, Louisiana | This restored fort was built to defend New Orleans and the mouth of the Mississippi River.
Grant’s Canal, Byerley House
Lake Providence, Louisiana | The canal is all that remains of Grant's 1863 attempt to circumvent the fortifications at Vicksburg through the...
Alexandria, Louisiana | The historic site, a raised French-Creole cottage built in 1796, is the oldest remaining structure in central Louisiana.
Mansfield State Historic Site
Mansfield, Louisiana | Under the leadership of Gen. Richard Taylor, an army of fewer than 9,000 Confederate soldiers from Texas and Louisiana defeated...
Niblett's Bluff Park
Vinton, Louisiana | Overlooking the Old Sabine River, Niblett's Bluff is the site of an old Civil War encampment.
White Castle, Louisiana | This is the largest plantation home in the South, an outstanding example of the opulent lifestyle enjoyed by the wealthy...
New Iberia, Louisiana | This 1834 plantation home and gardens on the banks of Bayou Teche was home to the Weeks family for four generations before...