Tour the oldest documented plantation house in the lower Mississippi Valley, representing three significant phases of Louisiana architecture, and used in the movie Interview with the Vampire.
Lafitte, Jean (1780?-1825?)@
Learn about the famous early 19th century pirate Jean Lafitte known for his piracy in the Gulf of Mexico and recognized for his heroism in the Battle of New Orleans. Find links to legends of gold, buried treasure, and smuggling activities.
Louisiana Purchase 2003
Provides information on activities and events scheduled for the bicentennial celebration.
Traces the history of the World War II army training camp located in central Louisiana.
LSU Digital Library
Gateway to Louisiana's past through archives, manuscripts, photographs, maps, and more.
Louisiana Fossil Page
Common animal and plant fossils of Louisiana.
Louisiana Orphan Train
The story of Francis Wilson is told by his granddaughter, Becky Richard.
Introduction to the prehistory of what is modern day Louisiana.