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Chalmette Battlefield and National Cemetery   St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. 281-0510  The site of the January 8, 1815, Battle of New Orleans, a decisive American victory over the British at the end of the War of 1812.  Includes a tour road, visitor center, and the Malus-Beauregard House (c.1833). Adjacent is the Chalmette National Cemetery. Open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Historic Sites Battlefields and Forts

Chalmette Battlefield National Park

Fort Pike State Historic Site
- 23 miles east of downtown New Orleans off US 90. 662-5703 or 1-888-662-5703 - Fort completed in 1826 was vital defense post protecting New Orleans. Facilities include a museum, picnic area, and  shelter.