Ft. St. Jean Baptiste is a replica of an 18th Century fort located at 155 Rue Jefferson, Natchitoches, LA 71457. It is a State Historic Site, therefore operated by the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, Office of State Parks.

The CRT website gives detailed directions:  From I-49, head east on Hwy. 6 into Natchitoches. Hwy. 6 becomes  College Drive. Follow College Drive for approximately 2 miles and take a left onto rue Jefferson. The site will be on the right. GPS Coordinates: N 31 45.1436, W 93 5.2781. The facility is open 9-5 daily, except holidays and charges $2 per person (free for seniors and children).

The park can be reached at 318-357-3101 or 1-888-677-7853, or by email at FortStJean@crt.state.la.us

I consulted with the following websites:

http://www.caneriverheritage.org/main_file.php/fortstjean.php/

http://www.explorenatchitoches.com/attractions/cane-river-national-heritage-area/ft-st-jean-baptiste/

http://www.crt.state.la.us/Parks/iftstjean.aspx

http://www.funinlouisiana.com/fort.htm

http://www.forttours.com/pages/fortbaptiste.asp

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