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Natchitoches

Fin des années 1850, Gustave Hamonet s’établit à Natchitoches (Louisiane)
(PNG) Gustave Hamonet rejoint là-bas des français qui ont déjà émigré. La Louisiane qui tient son nom du roi Louis XIV, du temps de la première implantation française en Louisiane.

Culture and Traveler’s Guide

Natchitoches, the oldest permanent settlement in the Louisiana Purchase Territory (1714), is proud of its heritage. Unique architecture, including the largest assortment of Creole architecture in the Mississippi Valley, scenic beauty, the 33-mile-long Cane River Lake meandering through the center of the city, a Historic Landmark District, Landmarks Melrose Plantation and Kate Chopin Home, Magnolia and Beau Fort Plantations. Trolley and boat rides, a National Fish Hatchery and Aquarium, Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, National Center for Historic Preservation, museums, art galleries, theaters, Fort St. Jean Baptiste : the list of things to see and do is endless ! Five major festivals culminate with the 69th annual Christmas Festival of Lights (first Saturday in December), with fabulous lighting displays throughout the month in the "City of Lights." November and December are "musts" for a visit ! For more information, contact : Natchitoches Parish Visitors Bureau.
Credit : Louisiana Office of Tourism.

 


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