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  • Plaquemines Parish Plaquemines Parish is Louisiana's southernmost Parish where the great Mississippi River meets the Gulf of Mexico. The Parish is a region of ecological wonder with its many waterways, fishing and hunting grounds, and the best Citrus in the Country.
  • Plaquemines Sky ViewFrom the Empire Highrise you get a great view of the Delta Marina and the Mississippi River.
  • Woodland PlantationWoodland Plantation, in West Pointe à la Hache, Louisiana, is the mansion depicted in A Home on the Mississippi, an 1871 lithograph which later was licensed for use on the label of Southern Comfort after prohibition ended.
  • Orange FestThis year we are celebrating the 66th Anniversary of the Plaquemines Parish Fair & Orange Festival held annually the first full weekend of December. The festival will be held at Historic Fort Jackson in Buras, Louisiana, THE HOME OF THE ORANGE FESTIVAL.
  • Seafood IndustryWith the seafood industry being one of the leading sources of income and highest employers in Louisiana, Plaquemines Parish produces millions of pounds of shrimp, oysters, crabs and fish annually.
  • Plaquemines Parish Seafood FestivalThe Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival celebrates the rich heritage of the people of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Visitors will enjoy great local seafood and other unique, local food specialties. The festival offers continuous live music from popular local bands, and traditional Cajun music. Visitors will also enjoy crafts from local artisans, carnival rides, sandbagging contests, and the Seafood Queen Pageant. And there are helicopter rides that offer a view of the region and the Mississippi River.
  • OystersPlaquemines has a significant seafood industry. The parish exports millions of pounds of shrimp, crab, oysters, and fish annually.
  • Local MarketsPlaquemines Parish is well known for the finest in fresh seafood, fruits and vegetables, available through local commercial outlets and numerous roadside outlets lining the major highways in the corridor. Small neighborhood commercial areas serve the communities along Highway 23 to Venice, and Highway 39 to Bohemia.
  • Old Belle Chasse FerryThe Belle Chasse – Scarsdale Ferry is a ferry across the Mississippi River in the U.S. state of Louisiana, connecting Belle Chasse and Scarsdale. The ferry opened in August 1959 and was originally free. Today, it carries a $1 toll for 2-axle vehicles, $2 for vehicles with at least 3 axles, and $.50 for motorcycles. The ferry is maintained by Plaquemines Parish.
  • A Sportman's ParadiseCatch big fish and big fun in Plaquemines Parish Louisiana. Just 30 minutes south of New Orleans, Plaquemines Parish known for its world-class fishing.
  • Fort JacksonFort Jackson is a decommissioned masonry fort located some 40 miles (64 km) up river from the mouth of the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. It was constructed as a coastal defense of New Orleans between 1822 and 1832, and was a battle site in the American Civil War.[3] It is a National Historic Landmark. It was damaged in Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and its condition is threatened.
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news East Bank Levee Project Update
BRAITHWAITE, LA- The contractor, Fisher Sand and Gravel, will begin construction on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 to complete the elevation of the East Bank back levee from Braithwaite to Scarsdale to 12.
Posted:Thu, Oct 30 2014 11:11 am
news Plaquemines Parish Citrus Survey Begins
Baton Rouge, LA (October 20, 2014) – The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) began surveying citrus trees in Plaquemines Parish.
Posted:Thu, Oct 30 2014 10:35 am
news President Nungesser Meets with State Officials About Ebola Concerns
BELLE CHASSE, LA - Plaquemines Parish gathered with state officials from the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) and the U.
Posted:Thu, Oct 30 2014 08:10 am
news Empire Bridge Alternate Lane Closures
On Highway LA 23 in Empire at the Empire Bridge there will be alternate lanes closed in each direction from Thursday, October 30th through Sunday, November 2nd from 9 a.
Posted:Tue, Oct 28 2014 04:17 pm
news Belle Chasse Tunnel to Close Overnight for Cleaning
BELLE CHASSE, La - The Belle Chasse Tunnel will be closed to vehicular traffic on Wednesday, October 29, from 7 pm to 2 am for cleaning.
Posted:Tue, Oct 28 2014 03:13 pm
news PAWS to Host a Spay and Neuter Clinic
Plaquemines Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is hosting a canine spay and neuter clinic.
Posted:Mon, Oct 27 2014 09:10 am
news Flu Vaccines Currently Limited
The Influenza vaccine supply is currently limited at Plaquemines Parish Health Department at this time.
Posted:Fri, Oct 24 2014 11:02 am
news Pump Station Quiet Rooms Completed
BELLE CHASSE, LA – Plaquemines Parish has finished construction on eight pump station quiet rooms.
Posted:Tue, Oct 21 2014 08:39 am

Daybrook Foundation’s College Scholarship Program

The Daybrook Foundation is proud to announce the launch of its College Scholarship Program.
Event Date:Fri, Nov 14 2014
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