Ft. St. Jean Baptiste

Ft. St. Jean Baptiste (HM1MNV)

Location: Natchitoches, LA 71457 Natchitoches Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 45.586', W 93° 5.168'

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(Six Blocks South)

(English)
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.

(French)
Fort St-Jean-Baptiste
(a 300 meters au Sud)


Construit vers 1715 à la demande de Juchereau de St-Denis, afin d'arreter l'expansion espagnole vers l'Est. Les Indiens Natchitoches, alliés aux Français, donnérent leur nom à la ville.

(plaque)
Dedicated January 30,1965 by the St. Denis Chapter, D.A.R. Natchitoches, Louisiana
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HM NumberHM1MNV
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Year Placed1955
Placed ByLouisiana Department of Commerce and Industry
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 9th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 491843 N 3513811
Decimal Degrees31.75976667, -93.08613333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 45.586', W 93° 5.168'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 45' 35.16" N, 93° 5' 10.08" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 506 Front St, Natchitoches LA 71457, US
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