About GretnaThe 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 Centers City of Gretna Office of Tourism 740 2nd St. Gretna, LA 70053. Phone:(504)363-1580
Things to Do German-American Cultural Center
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