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

El Camino Real

King's Highway

 

—Old San Antonio Trace —

 
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By Richard Denney, November 29, 2002
1. El Camino Real Marker
Inscription.
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 walking distance of this marker. 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); The Historic Cane River (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Fort Claiborne (about 600 feet away, measured in
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By Tom Bosse, July 3, 2017
2. El Camino Real Marker
a direct line); The American Transition (about 700 feet away); The Natchitoches Parish Old Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Legacy of Catholicism (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchitoches.
 
Also see . . .  History of El Camino Real de los Tejas. (Submitted on July 20, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Hispanic AmericansNative AmericansRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
El Camino Real Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 3, 2017
3. El Camino Real Marker
El Camino Real de los Tejas image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
4. El Camino Real de los Tejas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2013, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 110 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 11, 2013, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.   2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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