• Brick tenant quarters

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Nearby Attractions

Front St
Sunday morning on Front Street in the historic district.
NPS photo by T.L. Van Cleave
Explore LA Crossroads

"Explore Louisiana Crossroads" IPhone App

Available for free through iTunes, the Explore Louisiana Crossroads application will allow users to take advantage of the advanced capabilities of the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch user interface.

Features of the Explore Louisiana Crossroads application include:

- History and significance of the Natchitoches region

- Directions, details and Google map locations for area sites

- Auto and walking tour ideas

- Safety, service and emergency contact information

Click here to download "Explore Louisiana Crossroads"



To find out more information about events happening in Natchitoches please visit the Convention & Visitors Bureau at 780 Front Street, Suite 100, Natchtioches, La 71457. You can also reach them at 1.800.259.1714 or by visiting www.natchitioches.net.

For more information about events taking place in Centtral Louisiana, please visit the I-49 Welcome Center at Exit # 94. The center is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and can be contacted by calling 318.767.6000 or visiting online at e-mail us.

Did You Know?


The French founder of Oakland was Jean Pierre Emanuel Prud’homme, who began farming the area in 1785 and received a Spanish land grant in 1789. Eight generations of his French Creole family lived and worked on this land, managing to keep the physical complex intact for two centuries.