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NATCHITOCHES, LA- Park Rangers from Cane River Creole National Historical Park will continue to offer FREE guided walking tours of the Natchitoches Historic District throughout the month of August.
The tours will take place Thursdays-Sundays, starting at 9:00 a.m. Each tour will begin at the Cunningham law office located at 550 Second Street in downtown Natchitoches.
August 1-4, 9 a.m.
August 8-11, 9 a.m.
August 15-18, 9 a.m.
August 22-25, 9 a.m.
August 29-31, 9 a.m.
The tour covers 300 years of Natchitoches history. Along the route visitors will learn about landmarks associated with early European settlement, the Creole culture, the Civil War, African American history, and modern preservation efforts.
Each tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and covers a distance of just over 0.5 miles. Visitors should be prepared to climb stairs and ramps. We are also strongly encouraging visitors to bring bottled water.
These tours are made possible by assistance from the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission.
For more information on walking tours and Cane River Creole NHP’s Oakland and Magnolia Plantations please call Nathan Hatfield at 318 356-8441.
About the National Park Service:
More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 395 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.