Port Hudson State Historic Site

Port Hudson State Historic Site


Location:On US 61 in East Feliciana Parish, 14 miles north of Baton Rouge.
Facilities:Museum, observation towers, outdoor displays, walking trails (6 miles), picnic area, visitor center, restrooms.
Activities:Guided tours, living history demonstrations, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Site includes original Civil War earthworks used by Confederate forces during the 1863 siege of Port Hudson by Union forces, a pivotal battle for control of the Mississippi River. The siege lasted 48 days and is believed to be the longest in American military history. The site is a National Historic Landmark.
Address:236 Hwy 61
Jackson, LA 70748

Phone:225-654-3775
Fax:225-654-4413
Phone:888-677-3400
Web: www.crt.state.la.us/parks/ipthudson.aspx
Size: 899 acres.

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Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Port Hudson State Historic Site Zachary, (225) 654-3775.

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