El Camino Real Tour

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Stop #1 - Keegan Cook House
Robeline, LA. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, circa 1855. Guided tour of beautiful historic home fully restored, furnished with antiques. They were rewarded with a preservation award for their efforts. (318) 472-8610 Group rates available. Time Required: 1 hour

Stop #2 - Rebel State Historic Area
Located 3 miles northwest of Marthaville on State Hwy. 1221, and 25 miles west of Natchitoches and I-49. Home of Louisiana Country Music Museum and grave of the Unknown Confederate Soldier. An amphitheater offers concerts featuring gospel, country and folk music, as well as the Annual Fiddling Championship. Admission. Group rates available. Open daily 9-5. Time req: 1 hour

Stop #3 - Los Adaes State Historic Area
Located 1 mile northeast of Robeline on LA Hwy. 485, the 14-acre site located on the El Camino Real near Natchitoches features the remains of a Spanish fort built in the 1700s to protect Texas from the French. Major archaeological site. Living history programs and demonstrations offered. Open daily 9-5. Time req: 45 min.

Stop #4 - Fort Jesup State Historic Area
Located 6 miles east of Many off LA 6, formerly the San Antonio Trace. Established 1822 by Zachary Taylor to secure the western border of the U. S. frontier. It features the original field kitchen, a replica of officers' quarters that serves as a museum and visitors center and interpretive programs. Open daily 9-5. Admission. Group rates available. Time req: 1½ hrs.

Stop#5 - Adai Caddo Living History Museum & Historic Village
Robeline, LA. Step back into time as this museum and historical dwellings will show the time progress of the tribe's history. Indian arts and crafts are also on display. The museum is open 7 days a week. On the 3rd weekend in October is the annual Pow Wow in memory of their forefathers and celebrating their Indian heritage. (318) 472-1007 Group rates available. Time required: 1 Hour