City of Gretna

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740 Second St.
Gretna LA 70054

As one of Louisiana's largest national historic registered districts, Gretna is steeped in history and intrigue. Stroll through Gretna's downtown historic district and discover the unique architecture and landmarks. Visit the nation's oldest volunteer fire company, the David Crockett Firehouse, home of the Louisiana State Fire Museum. The Gretna Green Blacksmith Shop takes you back to the days of early craftsmanship. The German-American Cultural Center interprets the German immigrant contribution to Louisiana from 1720 to the present. Stop by the Welcome Center located at 1035 Huey P Long Ave for a more personally tailored tour. With annual events centered around local food and music, Gretna has the small-town charm you're looking for, we want you in Gretna!


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