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Natchitoches, Old and Beautiful

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Natchitoches, Old and Beautiful

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Looking for Clementine Hunter’s Louisiana

Looking for Clementine Hunter’s Louisiana | Booktrawler

River Road Recipes - Junior League of Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge, LA (U)

Cemetarian Hook Purl and Thimble

By the time she died in 1988, the painter Clementine Hunter had become renowned for her simple, idyllic depictions of country life outside Natchitoches, La., that fetched several thousand dollars apiece. Collectors snapped them up. Connoisseurs weren't the only ones to take note of this self-taught folk artist, a descendant of slaves who lived most of her 101 years at Melrose Plantation.

Front Street, Natchitoches, LA

Natchitoches Louisiana - Natchitoches Christmas Festival 2014

Oakland Plantation

Lace Spiral Staircase by paustin110, via Flickr

The largest cypress forest in the world at Caddo Lake, Texas/Louisiana

Kaffie Frederick General Mercantile, the oldest general store in Louisiana, is closed on snow day. Beautiful sight on the hill in front of the store.

Roque Garden on the riverbank sees snow.

Downtown Natchitoches covered in snow in two days in one week. It's a very rare weather event. The last snow day was in 2010.

The National Historic Landmark District sets beautifully under the snow! Come see why everyone loves historic Natchitoches, the oldest city in entire Louisiana Purchase!!

Steel Magnolias- on location for three months in Natchitoches, LA.

Win Tix To See Steel Magnolias With The Flick’s Stars!

The home in Natchitoches, Louisiana where many of the scenes in the movie "Steel Magnolias" were filmed is a Bed & Breakfast called the Steel Magnolia House - it was built in the 1830's along the Cane River

Kisatchie National Forest

Mural at Melrose Plantation by Clementine Hunter

Clementine Hunter Pecan Picking

Clementine Hunter

You know you're from Louisiana when...

I'm From Louisiana

Lasyone's meat pies. The original meat pie kitchen. Never open after 6pm. Gotta go early, but it's worth it.

Merci Beaucoup - My favorite place for lunch in Natchitoches.

Merci Beaucoup - Welcome

Map of Natchitoches area historical sites.

Cane River | Official Natchitoches Travel Information

Cane River | Official Natchitoches Travel Information

St Augustine Catholic Church | Official Natchitoches Travel Information

Official Natchitoches Travel Information

The brick staircase runs into Cane River Lake.

Cane River Lake has a fascinating history. It began as Red River and it was the head of navigation for the Mississippi River/Red River route for many years.

In 1714, French Explorer Louis Juchereau de St. Denis discovered built a small fort the river at that point. Making Natchitoches the oldest permanent settlement in the entire Louisiana Purchase Territory.

Historic Landmark District of Natchitoches overlooks Cane River Lake.

Natchitoches is Louisiana's oldest city and the home to the movie "Steel Magnolias".

The Fleur de Lis represents the French heritage in Natchitoches, the oldest City in Louisiana.

Louis Antoine Juchereau de St. Denis, a French-Canadian soldier and explorer, established Natchitoches in 1714 making Natchitoches the oldest permanent settlement in the Louisiana Purchase.

Christmas Festival of Lights in Natchitoches Louisiana

Christmas Festival of Lights in Natchitoches, La. -

Fall Tour of Homes

Folk Life Festival

Meat Pie Festival

Festivals on the River Bank.

Cane River's Louisiana Living: A Culinary Tour (9780960767465): Service League of Natchitoches Inc Another favorite.

Natchitoches Movies

Road Trip: Creole Country, Louisiana

Cane River Cuisine: Louisiana's Finest Recipes: Service League of Natchitoches Inc, John C. Guillet: 9780960767410: Books Love mine. Several favorite recipes in here. Plus the pictures are wonderful.


The Steel Magnolia House is a historic district gem

Flowers bloom along Front Street, overlooking Cane River Lake

I've got a craving for meat pies!

Church Street



No kidding.

You know you're from Louisiana when...

You know you're from Louisiana when...

You know you're from Louisiana when...

You know you're from Louisiana when...

Kaffie Frederick Sights.

Kaffie Frederick Sights.

Kaffie Frederick Cash Register

Kaffie Frederick.

Brick Streets and an Iron Chair.

Roselawn Front Porch

Roselawn Interior.


Beau Fort Plantation

  • Jason Reynolds
    Jason Reynolds

    Where we had our wedding reception. Lovely place and was an amazing night.

Beau Fort Plantation

Street Sign

Meat Pies! YUM!


Welcome to Historic Natchitoches

The African House on Melrose Plantation

The Daily Muse

Melrose Plantation 3533 Hwy 119, Melrose LA 71452

Beau Fort Front Porch

The Roque House

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Christmas Festival

Christmas Festival

Downtown Natchitoches. I work here!

Front Street Artistic Shot

Natchitoches, LA is near #NOLA and has a downtown that faces the Cane River. It has a lovely southern feel thanks to winsome buildings along Front Street--making it one of #America's greatest main streets. #aMustGoSee