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Fountain in Cane River in Natchitoches, LA IMG 1913
Fountain in the historic Cane River in Natchitoches, Louisiana
Another look at the Cane River in Natchitoches IMG 1915
Cane River, formerly the Red River, in Natchitoches.

Cane River (Rivière aux Cannes) is a 30-mile-long (48 km) river formed from a portion of the Red River that is located in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. In the 19th and 20th centuries, it has been best known as the site of a historic Creole de couleur (multiracial) culture that has centers upon the National Historic Landmark Melrose Plantation and nearby St. Augustine Church.

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