Jean Lafitte

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French pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812 and received an official pardon for his crimes (1780-1826)

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During the summer of 2008, additional releases had been planned in the Jean Lafitte National Park's Barataria Preserve at the request of the National Park Service.
She accompanied those representing parishes from the southeast tip of Louisiana just south of New Orleans: Dulac, Pointeaux-Chenes, Isle de Jean Charles, Grand Bois, Jean LaFitte, Grand Bayou, Lake Catherine, Irish Bayou, Belle Chasse, Bayou Blue, Violet and Grand Isle.
The Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve has six sites scattered throughout southern Louisiana, three of which are located in the metropolitan area.
Those in Jefferson Parish, led by Parish Council Member Chris Roberts, Tim Kerner, mayor of the Town of Jean Lafitte, U.
Doubloons of Jean LaFitte blizzard from the floral pirate floats, the
Also worth a stop is Lafitte's Blacksmith Bar (941 Bourbon St), where the gold of famous rogue pirate Jean Lafitte is said to be hidden.
The town of Jean Lafitte, Louisiana, is named after a notorious pirate.
This wreck dates from an extremely fascinating and important time in the history of the Gulf of Mexico," said MMS Acting Regional Director Lars Herbst, "This ship likely sailed around the time of the Louisiana Purchase, the War of 1812, and the infamous buccaneer Jean Lafitte.
A more famous Jewish pirate - and one researched by Kritzler - was Jean Lafitte, aka, the Corsair or the Buccaneer.
In Jefferson Parish, Friends of Jefferson the Beautiful will plant 1,250 trees along streets and roadways, on selected school grounds, on the campus of the Town of Jean Lafitte, and in the Butterfly Park in Grand Isle.
Groom recounts the Battle of New Orleans, in which Andrew Jackson joined French pirate Jean Lafitte to fight against the British invasion of the city in December of 1814.
Gentleman pirate Jean Lafitte simply sailed away, untried, never to be seen again.
However, on the way his ship is attacked by pirates, who take Diego, the two girls, and their governess to New Orleans, where the dashing buccaneer Jean Lafitte controls a vast empire, complete with slaves.
Pertenecia esta a los corsarios de Jean Lafitte, quienes vivian en la isla de Barataria, localizada al sur de Nueva Orleans.
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