Tracking Louisiana´s Legal Heritage:
 Celebrating 200 Years of the Federal Courts in Louisiana
 
 

Historic Federal Courthouses in New Orleans

Gallier Hall and Police Station

In the early 1850s the Federal District Court in New Orleans was at the still standing City Hall on Lafayette Square.



By Jay Dearborn Edwards
Salted paper photoprint mounted on board; bet 1857-1860
1982.167.7
Courtesy The Historic New Orleans Collection