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The German settlement of Mechanikham was established in 1836. Later renamed Gretna in honor of a Scottish village, the town was incorporated in 1913. Gretna's historic district includes Creole cottages, a blacksmith shop and an 1841 firehouse.

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City of Gretna Office of Tourism 740 2nd St. GRETNA, LA 70053. Phone:(504)363-1580
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Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans Westbank/Gretna
5 Westbank Expy. Gretna, LA 70053
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Holiday Inn New Orleans Westbank Tower
275 Whitney Ave. Gretna, LA 70053
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La Quinta Inn New Orleans West Bank/Gretna
50 Terry Pkwy. Gretna, LA 70056
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