“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Natchitoches in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

El Camino Real

King's Highway


—Old San Antonio Trace —

El Camino Real Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, November 29, 2002
1. El Camino Real Marker
Traveled by St. Denis in 1714
from Natchitoches to the Rio Grande

Natchitoches, the oldest town in La.,
was established in 1714

Erected 1951 by State of Louisiana and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 31° 45.798′ N, 93° 5.144′ W. Marker is in Natchitoches, Louisiana, in Natchitoches Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (State Highway 6) and Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling north on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 798 Washington St, Natchitoches LA 71457, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Louis Juchereau de St. Denis (a few steps from this marker); Natchitoches Indians (within shouting distance of this marker); Roque House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Fort Claiborne (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ft. St. Jean Baptiste (approx. ¼ mile away); Colonial Gateway Corral (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Plauche Place / Ducournau Plantation (approx. 7.2 miles away); Marie Theresa de la Grande Terre (approx. 12.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchitoches.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2013, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 75 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 11, 2013, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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