Louis Juchereau De St. Denis

Louis Juchereau De St. Denis (HM1MNW)

Location: Natchitoches, LA 71457 Natchitoches Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 45.803', W 93° 5.143'

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1676-1744

In 1700 explored & established trade with Natchitoches Indians voyaging on Red River. In 1714 built a garrisoned post to repel the Spanish, promoted trade searched mines. Married in 1716 at the Rio del Norte Presidio. Leadership of Indians & victory at Pensacola won knighthood by Louis XV in the military order of St. Louis. After 1720 he served as commandant of the Upper Cane - Red River -Natchitoches District for 24 years. Born at Beauport Quebec in 1676. His tomb (1744) is under the site of the first parish church.

(plaque 1)
Sculpted & cast in bronze in Texas, which St. Denis explored & helped develop.
Larry D. Crowder
Sculptor, Fort Worth, Texas
A lasting memorial to the historic bond between Quebec, Louisiana & Texas.

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On behalf of the citizens of the town of Beauport (Quebec, Canada), this plaque bears witness to the friendship that unites us to our friends from Natchitoches
De la part des citoyens de la ville de Beauport, (Quebec, Canada), en temoignage des relations d'amitie qui nous unissent a nos amis de Natchitoches.
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Date Added Sunday, August 9th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 491882 N 3514212
Decimal Degrees31.76338333, -93.08571667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 45.803', W 93° 5.143'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 45' 48.18" N, 93° 5' 8.58" 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 801 LA-6 BUS, Natchitoches LA 71457, US
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