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Has anyone ever heard of Natchitoches, Louisiana?

Asked by LouisianaGirl (1144points) October 22nd, 2010

Just curious to how many people have heard of it before and what they know about it :)

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Lightlyseared's avatar

I’ve never heard of it but in my defence I live in the UK.

Aethelwine's avatar

I’ve heard of it, but I really don’t know much about the place. I’m a geography nerd and ex-travel agent. I love to study maps, plus it’s a name that is hard to forget.

FutureMemory's avatar

Never heard of it. Before hurricane Katrina I couldn’t even find your state on a map.

aprilsimnel's avatar

I’ve only heard of the name and that it’s based on what an indigenous tribe called themselves, IIRC.

marinelife's avatar

I have heard of it, but do not know anything about it.

Aster's avatar

This will really sound stupid but it has either a university or a prison. I think I’ve been there but I will have to inquire (-;

lillycoyote's avatar

I’ve heard of it. I don’t know much about the town. It just seems to end up in a lot of songs, maybe because the city has such a wonderful, musical sounding name.

ShanEnri's avatar

Lived about 30–40 miles from it. There’s a bayou LaBeuff that runs through it and every Christmas they have the Natchitoches lights festival. Went to it once and it is spectacular! They also filmed “Steel Magnolias” there.

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