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Historical Markers in Grand Ecore, Louisiana

 
Clickable Map of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Natchitoches Parish, LA (50) Bienville Parish, LA (6) De Soto Parish, LA (45) Grant Parish, LA (16) Rapides Parish, LA (156) Red River Parish, LA (1) Sabine Parish, LA (7) Vernon Parish, LA (44) Winn Parish, LA (5)  NatchitochesParish(50) Natchitoches Parish (50)  BienvilleParish(6) Bienville Parish (6)  DeSotoParish(45) De Soto Parish (45)  GrantParish(16) Grant Parish (16)  RapidesParish(156) Rapides Parish (156)  RedRiverParish(1) Red River Parish (1)  SabineParish(7) Sabine Parish (7)  VernonParish(44) Vernon Parish (44)  WinnParish(5) Winn Parish (5)
Natchitoches is the parish seat for Natchitoches Parish
Grand Ecore is in Natchitoches Parish
      Natchitoches Parish (50)  
ADJACENT TO NATCHITOCHES PARISH
      Bienville Parish (6)  
      De Soto Parish (45)  
      Grant Parish (16)  
      Rapides Parish (156)  
      Red River Parish (1)  
      Sabine Parish (7)  
      Vernon Parish (44)  
      Winn Parish (5)  
 
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1Louisiana (Natchitoches Parish), Grand Ecore — Site of Fort Selden
About 2 miles NW. Occupied 1816-17 and 1819-22. Purpose was to police southwestern frontier and guard Red River and Bayou Pierre. Gen. Edmund P. Gaines, commander of the Western Department, had his headquarters here for a time.Map (db m106124) HM
2Louisiana (Natchitoches Parish), Grand Ecore — U.S. Military Road #11
Constructed by soldiers of Fort Jesup 1827-1828 Extension of Old San Antonio Trace. Grand Ecore supplanted Natchitoches as a river port as early as 1836. Fortifications of 1861-1865 nearby. Two miles to Fort Selden, est. 1822. . . . Map (db m106126) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Sep. 27, 2022