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For Immediate ReleaseOctober 5, 2020                                                       For more information contact:          ... more
NEWS RELEASECane River National Heritage Area Makes Improvements to Scenic Byway Signage Contact: Rebecca BlankenbakerExecutive DirectorCane River National Heritage Area1115 Washington StreetNatchitoches, LA 71457(318)356-5555 9/11/2020NATCHITOCHES, LA – On September 10, 2020, Cane River... more
 NEWS RELEASECane River NHA to host virtual Coffee and Conversation: The Red River Medicine Stone at Grand Ecore Visitor CenterContact: Rebecca BlankenbakerExecutive DirectorCane River National Heritage Area1115 Washington StreetNatchitoches, LA 71457(318)356-55557/21/2020NATCHITOCHES, LA –... more
 Cane River National Heritage Areas to host: Fishing on Cane River & Father's Day CraftContact: Rebecca BlankenbakerExecutive DirectorCane River National Heritage Area1115 Washington StreetNatchitoches, LA 71457(318)356-55556/15/2020NATCHITOCHES, LA – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc... more
NEWS RELEASECane River NHA Receives $72,750 Grant from Louisiana Office of Cultural DevelopmentContact: Rebecca BlankenbakerExecutive DirectorCane River National Heritage Area1115 Washington StreetNatchitoches, LA 71457(318) 356-55555/19/20NATCHITOCHES, LA. – Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and the... more
NATCHITOCHES, LA – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA, Inc.) mourns the loss of Cynthia Sutton, 68, retired President and CEO of Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc., who passed away peacefully on July 24, 2019, in Stronghurst, Illinois.“The Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc.... more
NATCHITOCHES, LA – The Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission (NHDDC) unveils the new GoNatchitoches app, a trip planner and community calendar that serves as an interactive way to map out everything visitors and residents want to see and do in Natchitoches.Designed with our partners... more
NATCHITOCHES, LA – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA), will host a brown bag lunch and learn lecture entitled, "Steaming up and down the Red River" on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Grand Ecore Visitor Center.Red River Historian Robin Cole-Jett will visit... more
NATCHITOCHES, LA – The Board of Directors of Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) has announced the retirement of Cynthia Sutton after leading the organization as President and CEO for over 10 years.“I have enjoyed the last 10 years living in Natchitoches and leading this remarkable... more
NATCHITOCHES, LA – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) will host a show and tell experience at Los Adaes State Historic Site on Saturday, June 16, 2018 featuring birds of prey from Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park.Senior Park Naturalist and Manager, Rusty Scarborough will give... more
NATCHITOCHES, LA – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) and the Cane River Creole National Historical Park will host the 2nd Annual Cane River Find Your Park Festival on Saturday, April 21, 2018.Held at the Oakland Plantation Unit of the park, the festival will showcase the cultural and... more
NATCHITOCHES, LA – In partnership with the Louisiana Office of State Parks and the Mansfield State Historic Site, Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) will open a temporary exhibit entitled, “War on the Red: A look at the Red River Campaign of 1864.” The exhibit will be on display at the... more
NATCHITOCHES, LA – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA), will host a brown bag lunch and learn lecture entitled, “Blurred Lines: Free People of Color in Louisiana from 1682-1865” on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the Grand Ecore Visitor Center.CRNHA Heritage Ranger Michael Mumaugh will... more
NATCHITOCHES, LA – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA), will host Archaeology Day on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Grand Ecore Visitor Center.The day-long event will celebrate Louisiana Archaeology Month with hands-on children’s activities and... more
NATCHITOCHES, LA – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) will host the Grand Re-Opening of Los Adaes State Historic Site on Saturday, May 6, 2017.The event will begin at 9AM with yoga instructed by Spark Studio of Natchitoches. A guided bird walk will follow at 10AM. Ask an Archaeologist... more
NATCHITOCHES, LA – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA), will host a brown bag lunch and learn lecture entitled, “Finding Meaning and Preserving the Past: Mapping the Cultural Resources in the Cane River National Heritage Area” on Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Fort St. Jean Baptiste SHS.... more
CANE RIVER NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA TO OPERATE LOS ADAES STATE HISTORIC SITE Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser, the Office of State Parks and Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) announce a cooperative agreement to operate Los Adaes State Historic Site in Natchitoches Parish. Under the new... more
NATCHTITOCHES –  Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) announced that it has received a 2016 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year.... more
Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. and the National Park Service (NPS) Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program presented part one of a two-part webinar series focused on cultural heritage program development using underground railroad sites and related histories. Part one of the series... more
4/12/16NATCHTITOCHES – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) is pleased to announce the re-installation of the Fort Selden Historical Marker located on Highway 6 East, just south of the Grand Ecore Bridge. The original sign was erected in the 1980s by the Louisiana Department of Culture,... more

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