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

Henri de Tonti

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2017
1. Henri de Tonti Marker
Inscription. On Feb. 17, 1690, Henri de Tonti, a trader and French army officer known as the Iron Hand, arrived in this area to search for LaSalle's lost colony. While here, he helped arrange a treaty between the Taensa and Natchitoches Indians.
 
Erected 1965 by The Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
 
Location. 31° 44.36′ N, 93° 4.894′ W. Marker is in Natchitoches, Louisiana, in Natchitoches Parish. Touch for map. Located in front of the Natchitoches National Fish Hatchery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 615 South Drive, Natchitoches LA 71457, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonial Gateway Corral (approx. one mile away); El Camino Real de los Tejas (approx. 1.1 miles away); Natchitoches and the Early American Period (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dr. John Sibley (approx. 1.1 miles away); Northwestern State University (approx. 1.1 miles away); The American Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort St. Jean Baptiste (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named The American Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchitoches.
 
Also see . . .  Henri de Tonti at FindAGrave.com.
Henri de Tonti Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2017
2. Henri de Tonti Marker
(Submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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