Natchitoches, LA, March 16, 2015 – Cane River National Heritage Area announced Monday that preservation work has begun on Creole Patriarch Augustin Metoyer’s tomb.

CRNHA announced the recipients of its 2014-2015 Grant Cycle on Monday, December 8, 2014.

Cane River National Heritage Area marks its 20th Anniversary with an Open House and Reception.

Partnering with the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission, Cane River National Heritage Area announces a complimentary walking tour program of the National Historic Landmark District.

Join the City of Lights as we Turn on the Holidays and celebrate the end of our Tri-Centennial year!

Check back for the next meeting soon.

Cane River National Heritage Area in northwestern Louisiana is a largely rural, agricultural landscape known for its historic plantations, its distinctive Creole architecture, and its multi-cultural legacy. Historically this region lay at the intersection of French and Spanish realms in the New World. Today it is home to a unique blend of cultures, including French, Spanish, African, American Indian, and Creole.

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Cane River is steeped in history.