Serving Those Who Saved Us
Chalmette National Cemetery
— Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve —
Park partners, volunteers, and staffare working together on a major preservation and restoration project at the cemetery. During Volunteer Month in March, 355 volunteers spent nearly 1600 hours cleaning, realigning, resetting, and documenting the cemetery's markers and headstones.
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Parks & Recreational Areas • War of 1812. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 31.
Location. 29° 56.633′ N, 89° 59.183′ W. Marker is in Chalmette, Louisiana, in St. Bernard Parish. Memorial can be reached from Military Cemetery Road. Located in Chalmette National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Battlefield Rd, Chalmette LA 70043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. Chalmette National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Here We Honor Veterans Who Served Their Country (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chalmette Plantation (about 400 feet away); Pakenham's Fall (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Chalmette National Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Main Attack (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roads and Ditches (approx. 0.2 miles away); British Batteries (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chalmette.
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