Natchitoches, LA – 10K – 04/10/2016

The walk started at the Church Street Inn. There was a group walk that started at 9am so we had company on this walk.

Pretty fountain in the Washington Street Plaza.

Pretty fountain in the Washington Street Plaza.

Bonnie, Helen, Brooke, Carol and Ed posed along the waterfall leading down to the river.

Bonnie, Helen, Brooke, Carol and Ed
posed along the waterfall leading down to the river.

Rogue House in River Park is a poteaux-en-terre style and is believed to be the last one of its kind in Louisiana.

Rogue House in River Park is a poteaux-en-terre style and is believed to be the last one of its kind in Louisiana.

Haning baskets in Cane River Park.

Hanging baskets in Cane River Park.

Interesting story of how the bayou got its name.

Interesting story of how the bayou got its name.

Helen with the Steel Magnolia sign.

Helen with the Steel Magnolia sign.

Steel Magnolia's house.

Steel Magnolia’s house.

Walking on the campus of NW State College.

Walking on the campus of NW State College.

Grass littered with blooms.

Grass littered with blooms.

Looks like this might be a sun dial.

Looks like this might be a sun dial.

NW State College stadium.

NW State College stadium.

American Cemetery dates back to Louisiana Purchase era.

American Cemetery dates back to Louisiana Purchase era.

Steel Magnolias marker in American Cemetery.

Steel Magnolias marker in American Cemetery.

Marker on American Cemetery fence about the transfer of ownership .

Marker on American Cemetery fence about the transfer of ownership from Spain to France to United States all in one day.

St. Denis Tree believed to be over 200 years old.

St. Denis Tree believed to be over 200 years old.

Judge Porter B&B, Queen Ann Style circa 1912.

Judge Porter B&B, Queen Ann Style circa 1912.

Snowball Bush still has lots of pretty blooms.

Snowball Bush still has lots of pretty blooms.

Texas and Pacific Depot now is City Courthouse.

Old 1900 Texas and Pacific Depot now is City Courthouse.

Sign on the old Depot.

Sign on the old Depot.

Texas and Pacific RR Depot from 1926.

Texas and Pacific RR Depot from 1926.

We walked through the cemetery for St. Francis Roman Catholic Church.

We walked through the cemetery for
St. Francis Roman Catholic Church.

1st United Methodist church built in 1963.

1st United Methodist church built in 1963.

Old Parish Courthouse circa 1895 is now a museum.

Old Parish Courthouse circa 1895 is now a museum.

Art Deco American Indian on the WPA built Natchitoches Parish Courthouse.

Art Deco American Indian on the WPA built Natchitoches Parish Courthouse.

Post Office Building.

Post Office Building.

Pretty Azalea

Pretty Azalea

 

 

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I am an avid Volksmarcher. I belong to Texas County Walkers in Mesquite.
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