12 Unique Louisiana Landmarks
Only in Louisiana is always bringing us awesome tidbits about our beautiful state, and we love the fact that even though we live here, there is still a lot to learn about Louisiana!
Check out some of the awesome and historic landmarks we've got here in the Bayou State, and make plans for a road trip this summer for a cool history lesson right in your own back yard.
- Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium - home of the historic Louisiana Hayride radio program
- Edward Douglass White House - Thibodaux - home to 2 Louisiana governors, a US senator, and Chief Justice of the United States
- Marksville Prehistoric Indigenous People's Site - 42 acres maintained by the state of Louisiana
- USS Kidd - Baton Rouge - a museum and now a memorial for Louisiana WWII Veterans
- Gallier Hall - New Orleans - former city hall known for it's Greek Revival architecture
- The Cabildo - New Orleans - Home of the Louisiana State Museum
- Plaquemine Lock State Historic Park - the highest freshwater lift in the world when it was built. Now a museum dedicated to engineering and waterflow
- Kent Plantation House State Historic Site - Alexandria - built in 1800, it's the oldest historical structure in Central Louisiana
- Fort Jessup - Many - part of the Louisiana Purchase
- Longfellow / Evangeline State Historic Site - St Martinville - the oldest state park in Louisiana
- Mansfield State Historic Site - site of the Battle of Mansfield in 1864
- Locust Grove State Historic Site - St Francisville - former home to President Jefferson Davis