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2nd Street and Huey P. Long Ave.
Gretna, LA 70053
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Gretna Historical Society Museum

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    Tuesday-Friday, 10AM - 3PM
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    209 Lafayette St
    Gretna, LA 70054

About This Location

Historical society MuseumBuilt by German immigrants in 1840 contains Gretna treasures dating from 1840-1939 including a few artifacts, which are original to the family.
Claudius Strehle raised a family of nine in this four-room cottage with no hallway, and garret. Kittie, the youngest of nine children, was the last to live in the house. She taught kindergarten and piano for over fifty years and has the distinction of a Jefferson Parish School named in her honor.

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