Port Hudson State Historic Site

236 US 61
Jackson, LA 70748- Map It
Phone: (225) 654-3775

AAA Editor Notes

Port Hudson State Historic Site is at 236 US 61. Included in the 899-acre park is the site of a Civil War battle said to be the longest siege in American military history—the fight for Port Hudson and control of the Mississippi River. Interpretive exhibits, a museum, outdoor cannon displays and an observation tower also are on the grounds. Guided tours are available.
$4; free (ages 0-3 and 62+).
Hours: Site open Wed.-Sun. 9-5. Guided tours by appointment. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 30 minutes minimum.