DescriptionThe 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.
Visitor InfoCity of Gretna Office of Tourism 740 2nd St. GRETNA, LA 70053. Phone:(504)363-1580
Things to SeeGerman-American Cultural Center