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    Cane River

    National Heritage Area Louisiana


View of Front Street Ironwork and Front Street Bricks, Photo by John Lees
Cane River National Heritage Area  boasts a variety of interesting and beautiful historic sites. In all, this unique region encompasses a national park, seven national historic landmarks, three state historic sites, and 24 properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Downtown Historic District, Photo by John Lees
Trolley Tours are a good way to see the city's sites in  the Natchitoches Downtown Historic Landmark District - Photo by NPS
Top 10 Things to Do in the Cane River National Heritage Area

Natchitoches Historic Landmark District

1.  Shopping in unique historic district shops
2.  Guided trolley and carriage tours and pedal boats
3.  Dining - Natchitoches Meat Pies at area restaurants
4.  St. Denis Walk of Honor
5.  Tour historic town homes
8.  Two Historic Churches, built 1850's
9.  Fort St. Jean Baptiste
10.  American Cemetery, est. 1750's
11. Carriage rides in historic district

**List courtesy of the Natchitoches Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Photo by NPS
Big House at Oakland Plantation - Cane River Creole National Historic Park
Other Interesting Things to See and Do:

*Cane River National Heritage Area
*Oakland Plantation, circa 1821 - Cane River Creole National Historical Park
*Magnolia Plantation Complex - Cane River Creole National Historical Park
*Melrose Plantation, circa 1792
*St.Augustine Catholic Church and Cemetery
*Magnolia Plantation, circa late 1800's
Photo by NPS
Saturday story telling at Oakland Plantation Store  - Cane River Creole National Historical Park
*Alligator Park & Show
*Rebel State Historic Site & Louisiana Country Music Museum
*Los Adaes State Historic Site - Capitol of Spanish Texas for 50 years
*National Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
*Louisian Sports Hall of Fame
*Grand Ecore Visitor's Center & Red River Museum
*Adai Indian National Cultural Center
Photo by NPS

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