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Home Louisiana Natchitoches Parish Natchitoches Historical Markers Fort St. John Baptiste

Fort St. John Baptiste

Hwy 1, Natchitoches, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 31° 44' 53.7252", -93° 4' 56.2764"
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Built about 1715 by request of Saint Denis to halt the Spanish expansion eastward. Natchitoches Indians, allies of the French, gave their name to the city.

Last updated: 4/10/2016 14:52:41
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