Natchitoches in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
The Natchitoches Parish Old Courthouse
In 1933, the attic, courtroom, and tower clock were extensively damaged by fire. In 1979, the old building was restored, as near as possible, to its original appearance.
This building houses a museum of the rich history of Natchitoches Parish and its people. The museum opened in July, 1996 on the 100th birthday of the courthouse.
Erected by Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
Location. 31° 45.67′ N, 93° 5.276′ W. Marker is in Natchitoches, Louisiana, in Natchitoches Parish. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and Church Street (State Highway Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Natchitoches LA 71457, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Natchitoches Parish Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Basilica of the Immaculate Conception (a few steps from this marker); First Mass in Natchitoches (within shouting distance of this marker); The Legacy of Catholicism (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Denis Tomb (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The American Transition (about 600 feet away); Great Red River Flood of 1945 (about 700 feet away); The Louisiana Purchase/El Camino Real De Los Tejas (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchitoches.
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