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Historic Sites

Abbeville Cultural Museum
Abbeville, Louisiana

This center brings together the vast art and culture of the Abbeville area.

Afton Villa Gardens
St. Francisville, Louisiana

The 140 acres of rolling countryside which house the gardens include a mile and a half

Assumption Parish Courthouse
Napoleonville, Louisiana

The Assumption Parish Courthouse was built in 1896, while the nearby jail is an earlier

Backstreet Cultural Museum
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Backstreet Cultural Museum contains exhibits, artifacts, memorabilia, films and vid

Brimstone Museum
Sulphur, Louisiana

Built in 1915, the Southern Pacific Railway Depot was used extensively to ferry passeng

Camp Moore
Kentwood, Louisiana

In May 1861, the site for the camp was selected and the troops began to arrive.

Cane River Creole National Historical Park
Natchitoches, Louisiana

In 18th century Louisiana, Creole referred to locally born Spaniards, French and enslav

Cane River National Heritage Area
Natchitoches, Louisiana

The City of Natchitoches was established in 1714 by Louis Juchere

Christ Episcopal Church
Napoleonville, Louisiana

One of the oldest Episcopal churches west of the Mississippi River, Christ Episcopal Ch

City Park Golf Course
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

City Park Golf Course was Baton Rouge's first public golf course, and the city's only p

Degas House
New Orleans, Louisiana

Built during the original development of the Esplanade Ridge Neighborhood, the Degas Ho

Destrehan Plantation
Destrehan, Louisiana

Erected in 1787 by Charles Paquet, Destrehan Plantation was purchased by indigo planter

Donaldsonville Historic District
Donaldsonville, Louisiana

The Donaldsonville Historic District is located on the west bank of the Mississippi Riv

Eunice Depot Museum
Eunice, Louisiana

In 1893-1894, this site is where C.C.

Evergreen Plantation
Edgard, Louisiana

Evergreen Plantation is the most intact plantation complex in the South with 37 buildin

Friends Of The Mansfield Battlefield
Shreveport, Louisiana

Shreveport was the Confederate capital of Louisiana, a busy river port with an active c

Heidelberg Hotel
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Construction on the Heidelberg Hotel began in 1927, with just a sketch on a napkin.

Historic New Orleans Collection
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicat

Houmas House
Darrow, Louisiana

The Houmas house is significant in the area of architecture as an excellent example of

Imperial Calcasieu Museum
Lake Charles, Louisiana

The Historic Exhibit is a permanent exhibit with rotating artifacts depicting life from

Jackson Barracks Military Museum
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Museum features historic battalion flags, parade uniforms, honors and decorations d

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park And Preserve
New Orleans, Louisiana

The six sites of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve offer something for

Kate Chopin House/bayou Folk Museum
Cloutierville, Louisiana

The Kate Chopin House was the Cane River home of author Kate Chopin and her husband Osc

Laura Plantation
Vacherie, Louisiana

Named by Lonely Planet Travel as the "Best History Tour in the U.S.," the one-hour guid

Longue Vue House And Gardens
New Orleans, Louisiana

The home and gardens was born of the dreams of Edgar and Edith Stern, pillars of the Ne

Louisiana Military Museum
Ruston, Louisiana

The Louisiana Military Museum is the newest addition to the Secretary of State's museum

Louisiana State Capitol And Gardens
St Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The present state capitol building of Louisiana, a 34-story, 450-foot Alabama limestone

Louisiana State Cotton Museum
Providence, Louisiana

At this museum, there are currently four exhibits on display: The History of Cotton, Th

Louisiana State Museum
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Louisiana State Museum, a complex of national landmarks housing thousands of artifacts

Magnolia Mound Plantation
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The plantation house, now surrounded by an urban setting, was once the center of a 900-