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Campti in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Marie Theresa de la Grande Terre

Chitimacha Slave Captured by the Natchitoches

 
 
Marie Theresa de la Grande Terre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Belinda Brooks, circa June 28, 2008
1. Marie Theresa de la Grande Terre Marker
Inscription. Captured in 1708 by French explorer St. Denis in raid on Chitimacha Indian Village in Lafourche Parish. Sold at Mobile to a French officer, Jacques Guedon. They married in 1721 at Los Adaes. Descendants settled the Black Lake Community in 1763. The pioneer families Perot, Trichel, Pardee, Dortlon, and Desadier still reside in this community.
 
Erected 2008 by Descendants of Marie Theresa de la Grande Terre.
 
Location. 31° 56.739′ N, 93° 2.931′ W. Marker is in Campti, Louisiana, in Natchitoches Parish. Marker is on Hart Road. Touch for map. East on Hwy 9, on the right, just before crossing the Black Lake bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Campti LA 71411, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. U.S. Military Road #11 (approx. 9.2 miles away); Site of Fort Selden (approx. 9.3 miles away); Site of Camp Salubrity (approx. 11.7 miles away); Natchitoches Indians (approx. 12.8 miles away); Natchitoches Historic District (approx. 12.8 miles away); Louis Juchereau de St. Denis (approx. 12.8 miles away); El Camino Real (approx. 12.8 miles away); Roque House (approx. 12.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2017, by Belinda Brooks of Oak Grove, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 202 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 25, 2017, by Belinda Brooks of Oak Grove, Louisiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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