1. a small city in Louisiana, United States. Established in 1714 as part of French
Louisiana, the community was named after the indigenous Natchitoches people.
2. the oldest permanent settlement from the Louisiana Purchase, and the oldest city in Louisiana.
1. the capital of Louisiana. Was ruled by seven different governments: French, British, Spanish, West Floridian, United States, Confederate, and United States again.
2. the location of the tallest state capitol building in the U.S., which features stone from 26 different countries around the world (including lava from Mt. Vesuvius).
1. the largest extant antebellum plantation house in the South with 53,000 square feet of floor space. Finished in 1859, the Nottoway Plantation cost an estimated $80,000 to build, and functioned as a cane sugar plantation.