Cane River National Heritage Trail, Natchitoches

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Cane River National Heritage Area in northwestern Louisiana is a largely rural, agricultural landscape known for its historic plantations, Creole architecture and multicultural legacy. Historically, this 116,000-acre region lay at the intersection of French and Spanish colonial realms. Today it is home to a unique blend of cultures, including French, Spanish, African, American Indian and Creole.
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  • We toured several of the plantations on the Heritage Trail. It was heartening to see Melrose Plantation and it's celebration of it's African-American inhabitants. Melrose was actually built by the.....  more
    We toured several of the plantations on the Heritage Trail. It was heartening to see Melrose Plantation and it's celebration of it's African-American inhabitants. Melrose was actually built by the.....  more »
  • Enjoy time away from the freeway to meander along this river trail by foot and car. Lovely area past old plantations and new homes. 
    Enjoy time away from the freeway to meander along this river trail by foot and car. Lovely area past old plantations and new homes.  more »

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