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American Cemetery

#200 2nd St, Natchitoches, LA 71457
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History Hounds and Taphophiliac's Dream Cemetery

I've spent a lot of time in American Cemetery, mainly updating cemetery databases and photographing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ScoutFinch59
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Shreveport, Louisiana
Did not feel safe

My friend and I were trying to go on a Steel Magnolia tour. Walking to the cemetery I did not feel... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Beth F
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Thibodaux, Louisiana, Usa
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31 Dec 2017
“the oldest cemetery in the Louisiana Purchase”
6 days ago
“History Hounds and Taphophiliac's Dream Cemetery”
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#200 2nd St, Natchitoches, LA 71457
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've spent a lot of time in American Cemetery, mainly updating cemetery databases and photographing ancestors of mine and friend's monuments. It's probably one of my favorites, of course it has the "faux" grave of Steel Magnolia's heroine Shelby also! If you are apprehensive about...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

My friend and I were trying to go on a Steel Magnolia tour. Walking to the cemetery I did not feel safe. We never could find the tomb stone for Steel Magnolia

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This cemetery was established around 1737. The original founders and residents of Natchitoches (established 1714) are buried here although most of the oldest graves no longer are marked. There are many burials said to have been here that cannot be documented. The grave of Davy...More

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