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Henri de Tonti

Natchitoches, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 31° 43' 30.9684", -93° 5' 53.394"
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On February 17, 1690, Henri de Tonti, a trader and French army officer known as the Iron Hand, arrived in this area to search for LaSalle's lost colony. While here, he helped arrange a treaty between the Taensa and Natchitoches Indians.

Last updated: 7/27/2009 15:10:00
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