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Fort Pike (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-04-14

Duration: 00:07:48

Subjects: Fort Pike (La.) | Louisiana state historic sites | Historic sites | Archaeology | HISTORIC PRESERVATION


  • George, Beth Host
  • Toth, Allen Interviewee
  • Castille, George Interviewee


This segment from the April 14, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a visit to Fort Pike, a state historic site located near New Orleans. This report touches on the site’s history in protecting New Orleans, archaeological digs at the site, and a planned restoration project. Host: Beth George