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Cane River National Heritage Area, Louisiana

1115 Washington Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Phone: (318) 356-5555
Description: More than 300-years of history are etched into the rural landscape of colonial forts, plantations, churches, cemeteries, and homes that comprise Cane River National Heritage Area. Historically, this region lay at the intersection of the French and Spanish Realms in the New World, with the town of Natchitoches originating as an important 18th century trade center.
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Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, Louisiana

419 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 589-3882
Description: In Jean Lafitte's day, silver and gold filled a pirate's treasure chest, but today's treasures are people, places, and memories. Discover New Orleans’ rich cultural mix. Learn Cajun traditions from people who live them. Watch an alligator bask on a bayou’s bank. Walk in the footsteps of the men who fought at 1815’s Battle of New Orleans. Follow the link to discover the treasure of Jean Lafitte.
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Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi

The Delta Center for Culture & Learning
Cleveland, MS 38733
Phone: (662) 846-4312
Description: The Blues, Welty, Wright, Williams, Civil War and Civil Rights, The Great Flood, Bogues and Bayous, Plantations, The Great Migration, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Soul Food, King Cotton, The River, Precision Agriculture, Catfish, Gospel, Immigrants' Stories, Highway 61, Segregation, Integration, Share Cropping, Freedom Songs, Freedom Summer, Folk Tales, Swamp Forests, Hunting Clubs, and surprisingly, hot tamale
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