Change in Operating Hours

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

MAY 2, 2013

PORT HUDSON STATE HISTORIC SITE CHANGES OPERATING HOURS

Effective May 8, Port Hudson State Historic Site will operate 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Hourly tours and interpretive programs will continue to be offered during the site’s operating hours.

Port Hudson State Historic Site is the location of the longest siege in American military history. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1974, the site is host to Civil War re-enactments and living history events throughout the year.

Admission to the site and the event is $4 per person, free for children (12 and under) and seniors (62 and older). Port Hudson State Historic Site is located on U.S. Hwy. 61 near Zachary, about 15 minutes north of Baton Rouge. For more information, call 888.677.3400 or 225.654.3775.

http://www.LouisianaTravel.com

Sharon Broussard

Office of State Parks

225.342.5473

sbroussard@crt.la.gov

 

Jacques Berry

Office of the Lieutenant Governor

225.342.8607

jberry@crt.la.gov

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About Port Hudson Clerk

We are a Civil War battle field run by the State of Louisiana.
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