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  Jefferson Parish Communities : Metairie, Kenner, Gretna, Harahan, Lafitte & Westwego Louisiana
Once frequented by Jean Lafitte - a pirate to his detractors but a brave buccaneer to his admirers - who made his headquarters in the small Town of Jean Lafitte, today these waterways are more frequented by those enjoying outdoor activities and wildlife.
The State of Louisiana maintains a mile of beachfront at Grand Isle State Park on the easternmost end of the island.
Lafitte is an excellent way to be immersed in the beauty and mystique of Louisiana wildlife.
www.neworleansgateway.com /visitors.html   (1223 words)

  Jean Lafitte - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lafitte was said to be a master mariner; according to one legend he was once caught in a tropical storm off the coast of North Galveston and steered his ship to safety by riding the storm surge over Galveston island and into the harbor.
Lafitte is also the subject of the Contraband Days festival of Lake Charles, Louisiana, held during the first two weeks of May to celebrate rumors of buried treasure in Lake Charles and Contraband Bayou.
Lafitte is a character that appears in the anime and manga series One Piece by Eiichiro Oda as a crew of the Blackbeard pirates.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jean_Lafitte   (1527 words)

 More on the Lafitte Skiff
The Lafitte skiff is found throughout South Louisiana waterways and in the adjoining states of Mississippi and Texas.
The rigging of the Lafitte skiff for shrimping is a trawl net ranging from 20 to 50 feet with two ropes each about 100 feet long and two trawl boards.
This is to combat the shipworms that are prevalent in the warm waters of South Louisiana.
www.nicholls.edu /boat/moreLafitteSkiff.html   (1355 words)

 Jean Lafitte and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park
Lafitte was hired by some Caribbean nations to raid Spanish ships during a rebelion against Spain, but it is doubtful that all Lafitte's raids were legal in this fashion.
Lafitte, who had always found the U.S. ideas about liberty and freedom attractive, instead turned this information over to the Americans and offered his services to them in return for the pardon of his men.
Lafitte, his band of men and their supplies were instrumental in helping the U.S. win the Battle of New Orleans at Chalmette and they received pardons from President Madison.
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 Lafitte Louisiana Resource Guide, City or community of Lafitte, Louisiana Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, ...
The population of Lafitte is approximately 1,507 (1990).
The distance from Lafitte to Washington DC is 1007 miles.
Lafitte is positioned 29.68 degrees north of the equator and 90.09 degrees west of the prime meridian.
www.usacitiesonline.com /lacountylafitte.htm   (330 words)

 Sires Photography: Fire Apparatus - Lafitte, Barataria, Crown Point VFD: Lafitte, Louisiana
The Lafitte, Barataria, Crown Point VFC covers the three identified communities in lower Jefferson Parish.
Lafitte has one neighboring fire company, Marrero/Estelle and the area is surrounded by water and Jean Lafitte National Park.
The first engine of the Lafitte Fire Department is this 1950 International on display out front of the new station in downtown Lafitte along LA-45.
www.angelfire.com /la3/siresfotos/fire/lafd/lafitte   (282 words)

 Jean Lafitte Louisiana Resource Guide, City or community of Jean Lafitte, Louisiana Facts, Information, Relocation, ...
The population of Jean Lafitte is approximately 1469.
The distance from Jean Lafitte to Washington DC is 1004 miles.
Jean Lafitte is positioned 29.74 degrees north of the equator and 90.10 degrees west of the prime meridian.
www.usacitiesonline.com /lacountyjeanlafitte.htm   (201 words)

 Saltwater Fishing Reports - New Orleans / Lafitte, Louisiana - A Bravenet.com Forum
Lafitte C-Way Speedily Turn Around by Capt. John · Sep 20, 07 - 7:29 PM
Redfishing In Lafitte by Capt John Pounders iii · Mar 22, 07 - 12:28 PM
Re: fishing in lafitte by chris · Jul 10, 06 - 2:27 PM
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 Lafitte Skiff   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One type of wooden craft, which is unique to South Louisiana, is the Lafitte skiff.
The small fishing town of Lafitte, Louisiana near the Gulf of Mexico is where the Lafitte skiff is presumed to have originated.
Lafitte skiffs are primarily used in the inland waters of South Louisiana, mostly in the larger bays and lakes.
www.nicholls.edu /boat/lafitteSkiff.html   (210 words)

 Lafitte Louisiana Bed & Breakfast - Lafitte Bed and Breakfast Inns Hotels Accommodations Accomodations Lodging ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This page describes bed and breakfasts and inns located in Lafitte, Louisiana, where experienced bed and breakfast travelers have come for over 10 years to quickly find great deals on a variety of bed and breakfasts, small hotels and inns.
Explore our informative and detailed Lafitte, Louisiana page listings, rates and specials to make the most informed choice for your next trip to a bed and breakfast in beautiful Lafitte, Louisiana.
Lafitte is a small Cajun village located in the Louisiana Bayous, just 20 mintutes from New Orleans.
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 Lafitte News
The Louisiana Housing Authority has approved $80 million in tax credits to build nearly 7,000 apartments in Louisiana, most of which would be located in housing-starved New Orleans.
After 15 years of lobbying, the Town of Jean Lafitte broke ground Monday on a $4.5 million levee that is designed to vastly improve the fishing village's flood protection.
People living in Lafitte are hot after an emergency communications breakdown that left them out in the dark.
www.topix.net /city/lafitte-la   (620 words)

 Lafitte, Louisiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lafitte is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States.
About 14.3% of families and 15.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.8% of those under age 18 and 18.5% of those age 65 or over.
Lafitte residents are zoned to Jefferson Parish Public Schools.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lafitte,_Louisiana   (405 words)

 The Historical Treasures of Jean Lafitte
The digitized features identifying the potential locations for the legendary treasure(s) of the pirate Jean Lafitte are fictional and un-substantiated.
Louisiana Oils Spill Coordinator's Office / Office of the Governor(ed.), 19950000, Louisiana Oil Spill Contingency Plan Map CD: Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office / Office of the Governor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Information regarding the Jean Lafitte treasure are purely fictional and not based on substantive information.
lagic.lsu.edu /metadataworkbook/jeanlafitte/jltreasure_faq.html   (794 words)

 Jean Lafitte, Louisiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jean Lafitte is a Cajun fishing village and tourist spot on Bayou Barataria in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.
It is named after the privateer Jean Lafitte.
About 14.2% of families and 17.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.4% of those under age 18 and 24.7% of those age 65 or over.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jean_Lafitte,_Louisiana   (431 words)

 Fisher Middle/High School Test Scores - Lafitte, Louisiana - LA
In 2005-2006 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies.
In 2005-2006 Louisiana used the Graduate Exit Examination for the 21st Century (GEE 21) to test grade 10 students in math and English language arts and grade 11 students in science and social studies.
The GEE 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.
www.greatschools.net /modperl/achievement/la/585   (316 words)

 Lafitte, Louisiana LA, profile (Jefferson Parish) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Louisiana > All parishes > Jefferson Parish > Lafitte
Lafitte is in Jefferson Parish, in the New Orleans metro area.
Median rent in Lafitte, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $283.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=3441   (678 words)

 Jean Lafitte, Louisiana LA, town profile (Jefferson Parish) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Louisiana > All parishes > Jefferson Parish > Jean Lafitte
Jean Lafitte is in Jefferson Parish, in the New Orleans metro area.
Median rent in Jean Lafitte, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=3414   (737 words)

 Louisiana Saltwater Fishing Guide Service, Louisiana Speckled Trout Fishing, Louisiana Red Fishing, Louisiana ...
Let Louisiana saltwater fishing guide Captain Phil Robichaux, or a member of his professional fishing charter team, take you through historic Lafitte, La., stopping at secret hot spots, where you'll catch Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Drum and Sheephead.
As one of Louisiana's most well known fishing guides, Capt. Phil Robichaux does monthly Fish and Game Reports with Frank Davis on channel 4 TV CBS.
He is also a lifetime member of the North American Fishing Club and a member of Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association.
www.rodnreel.com /captphil   (461 words)

 Adventure Tours Lafitte LA Louisiana + National Parks - City Guide
Louisiana State Fisheries Museum 580 Jean Lafitte Boulevard, Lafitte, LA 70076, Located directly on the bayou, this museum presents artifacts that chronicle the life in the fishing villages of Louisiana.
Barataria Preserve 6588 Barataria Boulevard, Lafitte, LA 70072, Marrero, One of six sites that comprise the Jean Lafitte National Park.
You will be able to see gators and all types of swamp wildlife.
www.discoverourtown.com /LA/Lafitte/Attractions-1593.html   (295 words)

 Lafitte, Louisiana Bed and Breakfast Inns on iLoveInns.com
Lafitte, Louisiana Bed and Breakfast Inns on iLoveInns.com
iLoveInns.com is your bed and breakfast travel guide for romantic, historic and adventure bed and breakfasts in Lafitte, Louisiana.
Browse through our database of Lafitte bed and breakfasts and country inns to find detailed listings that include room rates, special deals and area activities.
www.iloveinns.com /lafitte-louisiana-bed-breakfast.htm   (99 words)

 Lafitte, Louisiana Bed and Breakfast - Lafitte B&B from Pamela Lanier
Lafitte, Louisiana Bed and Breakfast - Lafitte B&B from Pamela Lanier
Search our database of Lafitte B&Bs and you'll find detailed listings, current rates, and special deals for bed and breakfasts in Lafitte, Louisiana.
Lafitte, LA (New Orleans, LA) Experience Cajun living near bayous once haunted by the pirate, Jean Lafitte.
www.lanierbb.com /lafitte-louisiana-bed-breakfast.html   (110 words)

 Jean Lafitte Tourism Center and Pirate Museum
The MUSEUM is housed in the Jean Lafitte Tourist Welcome Center, on the Bayou in the shadow of the Intracoastal Waterway Hi-Rise Bridge, Look for it on your left as you turn on to Jean Lafitte Blvd.
It was visited and admired by hundreds of thousands of visitors, and was awarded the key to the City Of New Orleans.
Now that this amazing Exhibit has been relocated to a new home on the banks of Bayou Barataria, it may truly be said that Jean Lafitte has found his final resting place.
www.geocities.com /worldwidese/jeanlafitteexhibit.html   (529 words)

 Things to do in Lafitte Louisiana by Eccentric Charters - Capt John Pounders
Another attraction is the Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve, which features dolphin sighting, bird watching and even paddling a canoe through the swamp.
These are only a few restaurants in Lafitte Louisiana where you can enjoy fine dining.
A couple of which are The Oyster Food Festival and the Jean Lafitte Seafood Festival.
www.eccentriccharters.net /things-to-do-in-lafitte-louisiana.htm   (647 words)

 New Orleans Fishing Reports - Lafitte Fishing Reports - Louisiana Fishing Reports - Red Snapper, Amberjack, Cobia, ...
When you arrive at Lafitte C-Way Marina let Dwight, Donavon, Betty or Debra point out on the big Barataria Bay fishing map the Lafitte fishing hot spots for this time of the year.
Lafitte Fishing Reports - Just south of New Orleans along the banks of Bayou Barataria is where you'll find the town of Jean Lafitte, Louisiana.
These Louisiana Fishing Reports are a service of Eccentric Charters and Lafitte C-Way Marina.
www.eccentriccharters.net /new-orleans-fishing-reports.htm   (245 words)

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 Seafood Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Town of Jean Lafitte will hold its Annual Seafood Festival Saturday, July 16, and Sunday July 17, 2005.
Activities will go on rain or shine, since we are prepared for all with our covered pavilion, tents and air-conditioned buildings.
Your tongue won't know what hit after tasting the boiled crabs, shrimp, poboys, seafood gumbo, jambalaya, and seafood platters all "fresh from the bayou".
www.jeanlafitteonline.com /seafoodfestival.htm   (156 words)

 Lafitte Bed and Breakfast Inn - Lafitte, Louisiana Bed and Breakfast, Gift Certificates, Travel, Lodging, B&B, Inn, ...
Inns Near Lafitte, LA approximate distance within a 75 mile radius)
The Bed & Breakfast is just one block away from St. Charles Avenue and its famed streetcar, you will have easy access to all of New Orleans' attractions and enjoy the Southern hospitality of innkeepers who are happy to help you make the most of your stay in the Big Easy.
The Degas House Bed & Breakfast, located in New Orleans Louisiana, is just minutes from the French Quarter in the historic Esplanade Ridge neighborhood.
www.bnbfinder.com /Lafitte/Louisiana-Bed-and-Breakfast   (616 words)

 Victoria Inn & Gardens, Lafitte, Louisiana | Bed and Breakfast | Lodging | Inns | Travel | Accommodations |
Victoria Inn & Gardens is 23 miles south of New Orleans near the town of Jean Lafitte on Bayou Barataria.
Here you can experience Cajun living, see bayous once haunted by Jean Lafitte and relax in surroundings fit for the debonair pirate himself.
The Inn has fourteen distinctive rooms, all furnished with ceiling fans and an eclectic variety of antiques and collectibles.
www.inns-lodging.com /inn_pages/inn_id.922.html   (310 words)

 Louisiana Sportsman's - Lafitte anglers waiting out the wind
Louisiana Sportsman's - Lafitte anglers waiting out the wind
The front that barreled through South Louisiana Wednesday night blew lots of folks off the water, including Capt. C.J. Rojas with Griffin Fishing Charters in Lafitte (800-741-1340).
As soon as the wind dies down, though, Rojas expects to find the action to be just as good as it was a couple days ago.
www.louisianasportsman.com /stories/las_mag_110.htm   (426 words)

 New Orleans Fishing, Louisiana Fishing Charters, Jean Lafitte Fishing Charters
Located just 35 minutes from the New Orleans French Quarter in Lafitte, LA, enjoy seeing alligators, bald eagles, blue and white herons, pelicans, ducks, nutria, and raccoons while having a great time in our beautiful Louisiana marsh.
Jean Lafitte Fishing Charters can accommodate groups large or small and we can provide 4 star overnight accommodations and transportation to or from the airport or the French Quarter.
Enjoy the wetlands and wildlife that makes the Louisiana culture what it is today.
www.jeanlafittecharters.com   (263 words)

 Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve (U.S. National Park Service)
Whether you play an instrument, just like to listen, or want to put on your dancing shoes, there's a music program at Jean Lafitte for you: free jam sessions at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center and free music and Cajun dance lessons at the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center.
Come to Jean Lafitte: learn to Cajun dance, stroll through the swamp, tour the battlefield, or discover an old-time craft.
Although there are over 250 species of North American crawfish, Louisiana’s annual 100-million-pound, $50 million harvest consists mainly of two species.
www.nps.gov /jela   (247 words)

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