Fort Pike State Historic Site

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Facility:Fort Pike State Historic Site
Description:Begun in 1819 and completed in 1826, Fort Pike was named for the explorer and soldier General Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813) whose name is also attached to Pike's Peak in the Rocky Mountains. Fort Pike is the first of the Third System fortifications, a group of brick and masonry structures built between 1816 and 1867. The fort was designed to withstand attack from land or sea.
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Address 1:27100 Chef Menteur Highway
Address 2:
City:New Orleans
State/Province:LA
Zip Code:70129
V I S I T I N G   I N F O
Hours:SITE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Guided tours are offered daily.
Admission:$2 per person; free for seniors (62 and over) and for children age 12 and under. Groups are asked to call in advance.
Telephone:(888) 662-5703
Website:Visit Website
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