The Historic Park Near New Orleans That Was A Deadly Battleground During The War Of 1812

Just outside New Orleans is the Chalmette Battlefield, where Andrew Jackson led a ragtag group of soldiers to victory again the British troops in the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. For history enthusiasts, this historic site is a must-see. Let’s take a closer look:

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You can find the Chalmette Battlefield at 1 Battlefield Rd., Chalmette, LA 70043. Have you ever been? Let us know in the comments below!