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Seven state historic national parks to close due to Zeta

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Posted at 11:03 AM, Oct 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-27 12:03:50-04

Seven Louisiana National Historic Parks will close to the public on Tuesday, October 27 due to the threat of Hurricane Zeta.

All six sites of the state's Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserves as well as New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park will close beginning at 4:30 pm on Tuesday.

The state says that no decision has been reached as to a reopening date.

The following areas will be closed:

  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve Headquarters and French Quarter Visitor Center, 419 Decatur Street, New Orleans
  • Barataria Preserve, 6588 Barataria Boulevard, Marrero
  • Chalmette Battlefield and National Cemetery, 8606 West St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette
  • Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, 314 St. Mary Street, Thibodaux
  • Acadian Cultural Center, 501 Fisher Road, Lafayette
  • Prairie Acadian Cultural Center, 250 West Park Avenue, Eunice
  • New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Headquarters (419 Decatur Street) and visitor center (916 North Peters Street), New Orleans

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