NSU Tour

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Stop #1 -Louisiana Sports Hall Of Fame
The Hall of Fame came to Natchitoches in 1972 and houses displays of portraits, biographical sketches and memorabilia of Louisiana's most accomplished athletes. The Hall was formerly located at Northwestern State University. The city is host to the annual Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Celebration held in June. (318) 238-4255.

Stop #2 - Louisiana Creole Heritage Center
Located in Keyser Hall. Maintains a database of Creole descendants. On going efforts to preserve culture, music and cuisine. Open weekdays, 8-4. Call for appointment (318) 357-6689. Time req: 30 min

Stop #3 - Williamson Museum
Located in Keyser Hall. Dedicated to the preservation of cultures. Concentrates on Louisiana Indians and on the archeology of post European cultures in the state. The museum holds over half a million artifacts and is an official repository for state and federal archeological collections. Hosts the annual basket day on the first Saturday in December. Open 8-3:30, M-F. Group tours by appointment. (318) 357-6195. Time req: 45 min

Stop #4 - Cammie Henry Research Center & Archives
Located in Watson Library. Open M-Th, 8-4:30; F, 8-12. Houses exhibits of Natchitoches and Northwest Louisiana. Exhibits are on display by appointment only. (318) 357-4585. Time req: 45 min