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Fort Jesup State Historic Site

. Description:  Built in 1822 to define and protect Louisiana's western border, this fort served as a key staging area in the Mexican American war.  At one point the site had 82 structures. 
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How to find: 
32 Geoghagan Rd
Many, LA 71449

Parent Organization:
Louisiana State Parks
Phone 318 256-4117
Toll Free 888 677-5378
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Season  Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, NY Day
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As of JUL 2007 under 13 free   (13-61) $2  62+ free  
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What kind of visit you can have:  Visit the only remaining structure, a company kitchen and mess hall, furnished as it would have been in the 1840s, and the reconstructed officers' quarters, which houses a museum with maps, illustrations, and a diorama and the Commanding Officer's bedroom as of 1845
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Nearby Attractions:
Nearby towns:  (12 mi) Fisher, Florien, Belmont, Robeline, Marthaville





Cane River Creole National Heritage Area

Natchitoches National Fish Hatchery Activity
Cane River National Heritage  Historic District
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Historic Place
Fort St Jean Baptiste Historic Place
Ducournau Square Historic Place
Roque House House Museum
Leemee House House Museum
Cane River Creole National Historical Park Museum
Bayou Pierre Alligator Farm Tourist Attraction

Caddo Tribal Living History Museum
4460 Highway 485
Robeline, LA 71469
Tel: (318) 472-1007
Old Courthouse Museum
600 2nd St
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Tel: (318) 357-2270

  Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site,  


Outdoor Recreation  
Natchitoches National Fish Hatchery
Kisatchie NF
Kisatchie Bayou
Saline Bayou  National WSR

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Nearby Places to Stay:

Cypress Bend Park 3462 Cypress Bend Drive
Many LA  71449
318 256-4118

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Breazeale House B&B 926 Washington Street
Natchitoches LA 71457
Cane River House 910 Washington Street
Natchitoches LA 71457
318 352-5242
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Cloutier Townhouse B&B 416 Jefferson Street
Natchitoches LA 71457
318 352-5242
Ducournau Townhouse 8 Ducournau Square
Natchitoches LA 71457
318 352-1774
Fleur de Lis B&B 336 2nd Street
Natchitoches LA 71457
318 352-6621
Jefferson House B&B 229 Jefferson Street
Natchitoches LA 71457
318 352-5756
Judge Porter House B&B 321 2nd Street
Natchitoches LA 71457
318 352-9206
Levy House B&B 358 Jefferson Street
Natchitoches LA 71457
318 352-0662
Petit Tarn Guesthouse 612 Williams Avenue
Natchitoches LA 71457
318 352-5242
Queen Anne B&B 125 Pine Street
Natchitoches LA 71457
318 352-0989
Steamboat House B&B 200 Jefferson Street
Natchitoches LA 71457
318 352-7433
T House 869 Washington Street
Natchitoches LA 71457
318 352-0859
Tante Hupp Inn 424 Jefferson St
Natchitoches LA 71457
318 352-5342
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Natchitoches LA 71457
318 352-7500
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Natchitoches LA 71457
318 214-0700
Siesta Motel 205 Fisher Road
Many LA 71449
318 256-2005
Cypress Bend Resort 2000 Cypress Bend Parkway
Many LA 71449
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Many LA 71449
318 256-2958
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Natchitoches LA 71457
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Super 8 Motel 801 Highway 1 Bypass
Natchitoches LA 71457
318 352-1700
Toledo Star Inn 12027 Texas Highway
Many LA 71449
318 256-9033
Wildwood Lodge 129 Wildwood Road
Zwolle LA 71486
318 645-6114
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