Friday, August 2, 2019

What is the Oldest French City in Louisiana?

One of oldest building in the town

You might know New Orleans as French city in Louisiana. It was established in 1718. But, the first settlement was Natchitoches city in 1714.

French has huge territory, then sold to the USA in 1803 with price of US$ 15 million. Considered cheap on that time.

Purchased regions include 15 new states, they are:
- Arkansas
- Missiouri
- Iowa
- Oklahoma
- Kansas
- Colorado
- Louisiana
- Minnesota
- Montana
- Nebraska
- New Mexico
- North Dakota
- South Dakota
- Texas
- Wyoming.

Cane river

As the oldest French settlement, many buildings are well maintain. We may find several old building such as:
- townhouses
- basillica
- general mercantile store

The oldest shopping mall

The city is small with population of 18 thousand people only. What I like are:
- old market
- national park in front Cane river
- foods

Meat pie

We may go shopping just by walking to small and old stores in the oldest shopping complex of the city. As people told me, we should visit at least two stores:
- the oldest mercantile store
- the oldest meat pie restaurant

National park in front of Cane river is calm and beautiful place to enjoy. We may watch attractions in the river if we lucky enough.

Have you visit the oldest French settlements outside Europe? 

95 comments:

  1. Hi Evi great information this is one place that i was looking forward to visiting nearly two years ,i was going on a quilting tour which included New Orleans and 4 days before we were to head off,i broke my ankle in 3 places,so i have enjoyed your pics thankyou my friend xx

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  2. Que interesante lo que compartes. Saludos y abrazo amiga.

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  3. Thank you very much, Evi, I will ever know these places whose influence I have always felt, for their music, movies, their Mardi Grass, their buildings, their artists and for everything you tell about their meals, culture and people.

    Big hug my friend.

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  4. Nice place, it's great that in the States you have this great fussion of cultures.

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  6. wow that is quite an information my friend

    i find it interesting to have glimpse of different culture who flourished the territory before current inhabitants
    cane river park sounds serene
    your meat pie looks delicious

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  7. Thank you for sharing these interesting information. Photos of city are amazing.

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  8. Natchitoches looks like a wonderful town. I love that the old buildings have been preserved to maintain that history.

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  9. Un post davvero interessante, grazie mille. Buona domenica.
    sinforosa

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  10. I want to go there to have a beignet

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  11. very interesting post!We do love Louisiana here in Norway!!I really dont know why but the landscape (sump) and old history is soo facinating

    I think the serie True Detectives gave me an impression !
    Ok nice post hope to see more like this..Love the old mall:))))

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  12. Interesting place with unique culinary. Nice info

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  13. Unfortunately, I have never been there
    greetings
    Lili

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  14. The meat pie is very inviting! The old mall and the Cane river are attractive too!

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  15. I've never visited … what an interesting post, thank you.

    All the best Jan

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  16. I' ve never visited but ıt looks like a lovely place :)

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  17. Falou em francês, já estou acompanhando!

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  18. I didn't know that this city is the oldest French settlement outside Europe. Beautiful photos, thank you for sharing.

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  19. Uy como me gustaría visitar New Orleans. Te mando un beso

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  20. Greetings, Evi! There are so many French settlements in the USA! It is very interesting!

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  21. Hi,
    I follow you on gfc 122, follow back? :)

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  22. Good to know these things about New Orleans.
    I love their food.

    Ann
    https://roomsofinspiration.blogspot.com/

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  23. Hello Dear Evi!
    Another, very interesting post. I was not in New Orleans, I was not in the United States. I know the city from history, books, movies and now and from your post. Curiosity about food. It looks delicious.
    Thank you very much for remembering me and always leaving a comment.
    Hugs and greetings.
    Lucja

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  24. New Orleans rock their food rock and their people are awesome. Great post I love visiting NOrleans

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  25. This is the first time I've ever heard of Natchitoches city. I learned something new today :)

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  26. Dziękuję za wspaniałą wycieczkę. Milo jest dowiedzieć się czegoś nowego.:)

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  27. U Ciebie Evi ciągle poznaję coś nowego i ciekawego.
    Dziękuję i serdecznie pozdrawiam :)

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  28. Seems a beautiful place, I'd love to go there!
    xx

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  29. just stopping by to wish you a lovely evening!

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  30. Great post dear! Photos are amazing !

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  31. Todo es precioso! Espero verte pronto por mi blog! Feliz semana! ♡♡♡

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  32. Thanks a lot :D

    super interesting post my friend

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  33. I would love to visit the old market there! The meatpie looks so yum.

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  34. Buenas fotos. Me encanta Cane river.
    Un abrazo.

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  35. I had no idea about the history! thanks for sharing!

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  36. Interesting place. I haven't hear about it before.

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  37. Great post, Thanks for sharing,
    I'm following you! X.

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  38. T_hanks for the info, I didn't knew that those states were french!!
    xoxo

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  39. Interesting Post, thank you :)

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  40. That is so interesting! Thanks for sharing.

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  41. I never visited New Orleans. Have a sunny day :).

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  42. This is such a unique place and Pictures.
    So nice.

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  43. This is a nice history lesson, I had no idea about all this and I have visited french cities only in Europe.
    Nice pictures.

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  44. I have never been in New Orleans but it looks great!

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  45. Muy interesante tu post, amiga Evi. No conozco personalmente estas ciudades americanas de origen francés, pero si conozco muy bien la mayor parte de Francia.
    Un fuerte abrazo y buen inicio de agosto!

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  46. Very interesting post.

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  47. Toda una clase de información sobre esa ciudad

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  48. Interesting post.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Kisses!

    galerafashion.com

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  49. Taman Nasional depan sungai Canenya bagus banget ya mbak, apalagi kalau lg ada atraksinya

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  50. Miło poczytać o miejscach w których się nie było :) Pozdrawiam z Polski :)

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  51. I prefer smaller towns than big cities. Looks nice and clean. Love meat pies.

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  52. Hi, So many interesting facts - I like to travel :-)

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  53. A beautiful place for a holiday:)

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  54. I have heard the food there is amazing!☺

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  55. Todos esos territorios los conozco solamente por los libros de geografía. Nunca he viajado a un lugar tan lejos.

    Muy interesante tu reportaje.

    Besos

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  56. Hola!
    Me gusta mucho Estados Unidos y sobre todo Louisiana. Gracias por este post.
    Besos!

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    1. Thank you
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      French has huge territory, then sold to the USA in 1803 with price of US$ 15 million. Considered cheap on that time.

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  58. So beautiful!
    I have visited France.
    Kiss

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  59. I didn't know so well all the US geography, so this post was very interesting and istructive to me!
    I've never heard of this city before but definitely seems worth of a visit!
    XO
    S
    https://s-fashion-avenue.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you
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  61. so they can speak french fluently?

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  62. Interesting post and beautiful place.

    Best regards

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  63. I had no idea. The only French settlement I've visited has been the older part of Quebec City.

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  64. I had no idea before about those cities!
    Thank you for sharing

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  65. FOr now, i've never visit that place. but mayblater.. thanks mba :D

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  66. Ternyata begitu ya, mbak. Pantesan gedungnya cantik-cantik sekali.

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  67. Are they still talking French?

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  68. Uma cidade fantástica... e berço de muito boa música!...
    Adorei ficar a saber mais sobre a mesma, neste post super interessante!
    Beijinho
    Ana

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    or
    call/whatsapp:+2349057261346




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    or
    call/whatsapp:+2349057261346

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