The Abandoned Fort Near New Orleans That Most People Stay Far, Far Away From

If you’re interested in learning more about a unique piece of New Orleans history, take a look at Fort Macomb outside of New Orleans. Fort Macomb is one of the most fascinating examples of early 19th century forts in the area–although it is not really hospitable to visitors at this point.

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There is certainly unique beauty to be found here and learning about this interesting chapter of New Orleans is fascinating. Do you remember visiting this abandoned fort near New Orleans when you were younger? Let us know about your experiences in the comments below. We love to hear your perspectives!