Take a Cultural Journey

More than 300-years of history are etched into the rural landscape of colonial forts, plantations, churches, cemeteries, and homes that comprise Cane River National Heritage Area. Historically, this region lay at the intersection of the French and Spanish Realms in the New World, with the town of Natchitoches originating as an important 18th century trade center.


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“Explore Louisiana Crossroads” iPhone App

Available for free through iTunes, the Explore Louisiana Crossroads application allows users to access walking and driving tours.

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Festivals and Events

The people of Cane River celebrate host annual festivals that honor their unique music, food, architecture and natural resources.

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Creole Culture

Interested in learning more about Creole Culture? Visit the Creole Heritage Center to find more information about Creole history and celebrations.

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