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

Saint Denis Tomb

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
1. Saint Denis Tomb Marker
Inscription. Beneath this building, former site of the Church of Saint Francis, the first Catholic Church in Natchitoches, lie the remains of The Chevalier Louis Juchereau de Saint Denis.

Born at Quebec September 17, 1676, died at Natchitoches June 11, 1744. A gallant soldier of France, explorer of Louisiana, peacemaker and trader with the Indians, founder of Natchitoches in 1714, Commandant of the Poste de Natchitoches, 1720 to 1744.
 
Erected 1954 by Daughters of the American Revolution of Louisiana.
 
Location. 31° 45.657′ N, 93° 5.177′ W. Marker is in Natchitoches, Louisiana, in Natchitoches Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Front Street (State Highway 6), on the right when traveling west on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Natchitoches LA 71457, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Red River Campaign (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ft. St. Jean Baptiste (about 400 feet away); First Mass in Natchitoches (about 400 feet away); Basilica of the Immaculate Conception (about 500 feet away); The Legacy of Catholicism
Saint Denis Tomb Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
2. Saint Denis Tomb Marker
(about 500 feet away); Ducournau Building (about 500 feet away); The Natchitoches Parish Old Courthouse (about 500 feet away); The Historic Cane River (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchitoches.
 
Also see . . .  Louis Juchereau de St. Denis. Wikipedia (Submitted on October 31, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
Louis Juchereau de St. Denis image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
3. Louis Juchereau de St. Denis
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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