Fort Livingston

W tip of Grande Terre Island
Grand Isle, Louisiana

Historic Document

Fort Livingston is located in Jefferson County, Louisiana certified as a historic location on Friday August 30, 1974. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Defense, more specifically a Fortification. Fort Livingston was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering, Person and its significance in Military, Engineering, Architecture.

Fort Livingston Information

Ownership Type: Local
Type of Resource: Structure
Historically Significant Names Associated With This Location: Lafitte,Jean,et al.
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1841
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wright,Lieut. H.G.; Totten,Col. Joseph Gilbert
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Fort Livingston Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 50
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Grand Isle Historic Locations Jefferson County Historic Locations Louisiana Historic Locations