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Port Hudson State Historic Site

Port Hudson, 236 Hwy 61, Jackson, LA 70748, USA

This is the site of the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River. Nearly 6,800 Confederate troops were held under siege by Union troops for 48 days. The siege became the longest true siege in American military history. The site also is one of the earliest uses of African American troops in combat


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The site is located on US 61 in East Feliciana Parish, about 25 minutes north of Baton Rouge and 10 minutes south of historic St. Francisville

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, museum, film, hiking trails, picnic area

Regular Events

Reenactment held at the end of March each year, Weapons demonstrations monthly on First Sunday

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Admission Fee

$4.00 per person; free for seniors and children under 12


Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.



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