David Crocket Firehouse
David Crocket Firehouse, Gretna
 

Historic Districts

Intrigued by the past? Step back in time by visiting Jefferson's quaint historic districts. Delight in beautifully restored buildings with period pieces and follow the building of communities into a melting pot of cultures from countries including Germany, Italy, Spain and France.

Go beyond the history of the city of New Orleans and take a more in depth look at the history of the Mississippi River region. Jefferson hugs both the east and west banks of the Mississippi and played a major roll in shaping the New Orleans metropolitan area from the 1700's to World War II to the present day.

As one of Louisiana's largest national historic register districts, Gretna... See More
Located along the shores of the mighty Mississippi River, Kenner's Rivertown... See More
Gretna blacksmith shop
Stroll through one of Louisiana's largest national historic register...
Bicycles
Located along the shores of the mighty Mississippi River, Kenner's Rivertown...
Historic marketplace
Westwego’s historic district offers a captivating look into the area...
JCVB public art
Let us entertain you!  Jefferson Parish diverse in its people and culture...