El Camino Real - Natchitoches LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 31° 45.795 W 093° 05.130
15R E 491903 N 3514197
Quick Description: Louisiana State Highway 6 is built on the original route of the El Camino Real, which passed through Natchitoches
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 1/21/2015 3:53:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMN90E
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
Views: 2

Long Description:
The waymark coordinates are for the 1936 pink granite El Camino Real marker erected by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Louisiana in 1956. The marker is next to the Natchitoches Visitor Center along LA SH 6, the original route of the El Camino Real.

The marker reads as follows:

"EL CAMINO REAL
KINGS HIGHWAY
OLD SAN ANTONIO TRACE

Traveled by St. Denis in 1714 from Natchitoches to the Rio Grande
Natchitoches, the oldest town in Louisiana, was established in 1714.
Marked by the state of Louisiana and the daughters of the American Revolution A.D. 1951

[map of Louisiana]
State Route 6 Natchitoches"
Feature Discription: El Camino Real historic marker, Natchitoches LA

Web address for the route: [Web Link]

Secondary Web Address: [Web Link]

Beginning of the road: Los Adaes

End of the road: Presidio del Rio Grande

Visit Instructions:
We ask that if you visit the site, please include a unique picture with your impressions of the location. If possible, and if you are not too shy, please include yourself and your group in the photo. Extra points will be given for your best buffalo imitation or if you are licking something salty.
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