Jean Lafitte National Historical Park And Preserve
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The Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve is the perfect attraction for those wishing to immerse themselves in rich Cajun traditions and the bayou's natural wonders. During the War of 1812, Lafitte, known as the "Gentleman Pirate of New Orleans," joined with General Andrew Jackson to protect New Orleans from the British. Visitors are also invited to explore the Chalmette battle site.