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American Cemetery Walking Tour

The purpose of this tour is to familiarize visitors with some of the notable people from the area buried in the American Cemetery, the oldest cemetery in Natchitoches. Over the years, planters, businessman, politicians, and educators have all made their mark on Natchitoches and the surrounding area. The markers in the cemetery tell stories of the region’s people and act as an outdoor museum dedicated to their legacy.

Free and open to the public. The tour starts at the American Cemetery, 2nd Street entrance, next to Holy Cross Church. The tour lasts 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Weather and Staff Permitting.

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