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Historic District Walking Tour


Discover why Natchitoches has been a destination of travelers since 1714– take a FREE guided walking tour of the Natchitoches National Historic Landmark District!
The tour is designed to provide a general overview of Natchitoches and the Cane River region, covering the following topics: the Cane River region prior to European contact; the French & Spanish colonial period; antebellum plantation culture and period; Reconstruction and tenant farming; architectural history; and Creole and Catholic culture, history, and customs. This tours is family-friendly and meant to engage all ages!
Tour InformationTours begin at the Natchitoches Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (Located at 780 Front Street).For large group tours, please contact Cane River National Heritage Area in advance at 318-356-5555.
Hours of Operation:Wednesday-Saturday 10:30 AM (tentative and subject to change)To confirm tour times, please call the Heritage Area at 318-356-5555 or the Visitor Information Center at 318-352-8072.
Free AdmissionThis program is a collaboration between Cane River National Heritage Area and the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission.