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CRNHA announced the start of its fall/winter walking tour schedule. Beginning September 1st, complimentary walking tours of the National Historic Landmark District will be offered at 11AM and 2PM. “With the celebration of Labor Day, we mark the beginning of Natchitoches’ busy travel season and we... more
Natchitoches, LA, June 30, 2015 – On Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Cane River National Heritage Area (CRNHA) announced a change in the downtown walking tour schedule. “Our tours are currently offered Tuesday through Saturday at 11am and 2pm. However, we’ve reached the point in our year where it’s just too... more
Conservation Work Begins on Creole Patriarch’s TombNatchitoches, LA, March 16, 2015 – Cane River National Heritage Area announced Monday that preservation work has begun on Creole Patriarch Augustin Metoyer’s tomb. Located in the St. Augustine Catholic Church Cemetery, Metoyer’s tomb has been in... more
Natchitoches, LA, December 8, 2014 “Cane River National Heritage Area’s mission is to preserve and promote the cultural and natural resources of Cane River and encourage economic development by strengthening heritage tourism in the region.”Cane River National Heritage Area (CRNHA) announced... more
Natchitoches, LA, November 18, 2014“Cane River National Heritage Area’s mission is to preserve and promote the cultural and natural resources of Cane River and encourage economic development by strengthening heritage tourism in the region.”Cane River National Heritage Area (CRNHA) marked its 20th... more
Cane River National Heritage Area and the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission are pleased to announce the creation of a new program offering guided walking tours of the Natchitoches National Historic Landmark District. Free to the public, the walking tours will cover topics such... more
Join the City of Lights as we Turn on the Holidays and celebrate the end of our Tri-Centennial year! 
Cane River National Heritage Area Announces 2014 Grant Cycle - Deadline to Apply Monday, November 17Natchitoches, LA, October 16, 2014 – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc (CRNHA) has released the application and guidelines for its 2014 Competitive Grant Program. The deadline to apply is... more
Click here to learn more about the Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration events for the month of September. September events celebrate Founder's Day.For more information visit www.Natchitoches300.com.
FORT ST JEAN BAPTISTE NIGHT LIGHTSOctober 12, 2013 - 7:30 pm to 9:00 pmCome see Fort St. Jean Baptiste by candlelight. Visitors can experience what colonial families had for lighting after dark. The cannon will be scheduled to fire around 8:15 pm, and again around 8:45 pm. Put on your walking shoes... more
Release Date: September 25, 2013Contacts: Nathan Hatfield, 318-356-8441 Nathan_Hatfield@nps.govCane River Creole National Historical Park to Host Exciting Fall ActivitiesThe National Park Service is proud to announce the following events and activities for October 2013:Cane River Creole NHP’s... more
You Can Be a Part of Natchitoches HistoryCelebrating 300 years of history, looking 300 years forward.NATCHITOCHES, LA - Beading mosaic workshops for the Natchitoches Legacy Art Project will begin on Tuesday, August 27th at the Hanchey Gallery on the campus of Northwestern State University in... more
Blue Heron in the Swamp
As a tribute to Natchitoches’ Tri-Centennial Celebration, New Orleans artist Stephan Wanger will paint and display history like no other by using recycled Mardi Gras beads. The public is invited to view breathtaking beaded mosaics that represent historic sites throughout Louisiana. Wanger will... more
The City of Natchitoches and Mayor Lee Posey have established a Steering Committee to lead the Tri-Centennial Celebration slated for 2014.  The City of Natchitoches is leading the celebration with major support from Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA, Inc.), the Natchitoches Parish... more
Anthropologist Rolonda Teal
Natchitoches, LA, September 13, 2012 – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) announced today that anthropologist Rolonda Teal, co-founder of the heritage organization Cultural Lore, Inc. was successful in nominating Los Adaes State Historic Site to the National Underground Railroad... more
Texas and Pacific Railway Depot
Natchitoches, LA, August 20, 2012 – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) announced today that the organization received a $50,000 grant through the State of Louisiana, Division of Administration, and Office of Community Development to assist with the stabilization of the Texas &... more

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