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History Among the Tombstones, Stories From the American Cemtery

THE AMERICAN CEMETERY - 200 2ND STREET NATCHITOCHES, LA

Tickets $15 for Adults, children 12 and under are free.

During this event. the Foundation spotlights the lives and accomplishments of people interred in the American Cemetery through vignettes provided by costumed actors portraying historically significant people. The tour also includes mourning and burial memorabilia unique to the region going back several decades. Docents educate visitors about the traditions of death and dying in the South. 

The tour begins at the American Cemetery entrance, located just to the north of Holy Cross Church on Second Street, parking is available north of the Cemetery.  Tickets may be purchased at the entrance on Second Street. All proceeds raised from the tour will be used for historic preservation, restoration, and educational projects in Natchitoches.

Later Event: October 10
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