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Sunday, April 10, 2016

Natchitoches, LA

8 April 2016

After touring the 3 forts, we walked around the quaint town of Natchitoches (Nack-a-Tish) on Cane Lake.

Location of Town

Walking Guide to Town

This town is the oldest community in Louisiana founded in in 1714 by Louis Juchereau de St. Denis. The town reflects a European style through its architecture, heritage and lifestyle.The 33 block features many historic homes and buildings with great dining and shopping.  It is home to Northwestern State University situated on a sprawling and beautiful campus.

Staatue of St. Denis

El Camino Monument

Old Courthouse Plaque

Old Courthouse

The Minor Basilica-1728

Scenes of Downtown

Cane Lake

Front Street

Now a Bank

Another View of Downtown

Scene on Cane Lake

One of Many Majestic Live Oaks

I am sorry we did not have more time to explore the area as there is so much history. Many of the old homes are now B & B's.

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