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History of New Orleans

Explore the history that made the city of New Orleans what it is today. (Cover photo sourced from Onasill ~ Bill Badzo via Flickr)

  • 1.

    Fort Pike

    Fort Pike

    A pivotal location in American military history.

  • 2.

    Laura Plantation

    Laura Plantation

    A Creole plantation with a story to tell.

  • 3.

    1850 House

    1850 House

    See a reconstructed antebellum house in the French Quarter.

  • 4.

    The Cabildo

    The Cabildo

    Come see the seat of government of New Orleans during Spanish rule.

  • 5.

    New Orleans Jazz Museum

    New Orleans Jazz Museum

    Explore one of the most important cultural movements in American history at this multimedia museum.

  • 6.

    Hermann–Grima House

    Hermann–Grima House

    Explore the history of New Orleans through the families that lived in this home.

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