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Preserve Louisiana (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-07-03

Duration: 00:05:56

Subjects: HISTORIC PRESERVATION | Preserve Louisiana


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Jackson, Fairleigh Interviewee


This segment from the July 3, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Fairleigh Jackson, the executive director of Preserve Louisiana. She discusses: their virtual tour of the Old Governor’s Mansion in Baton Rouge; their educational programming, including a recent lecture on the 3-D mapping of former slave dwellings on plantation grounds; and the importance of Louisiana’s historic tax credits in revitalizing communities around the state.