Natchitoches' first Protestant church began in 1839 and this building was constructed in 1857.
The church building is a Romanesque structure with typical features such as semicircular arches.
This church was completed in 1889 while the first Catholic church was within the fort.
This building was the third church for its congregation.
The Civil War battle of Monette's Ferry, Red River Campaign, was fought here in April of 1864. Union troops pushed through Confederate lines on their retreat south to Alexandria.
Last Updated: 09/17/2014