The Natchitoches Parish Old Courthouse

The Natchitoches Parish Old Courthouse (HM2067)

Location: Natchitoches, LA 71457 Natchitoches Parish
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N 31° 45.67', W 93° 5.276'

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The first Natchitoches Parish Courthouse was built on this site about 1828. It was demolished in 1895 to allow for the present historic courthouse, which was built in 1896. The courthouse cost $20,555 to build. This Richardsonian Romanesque structure has housed the offices of clerk of court, the assessor, the sheriff, the school board, the judge, and a courtroom.

In 1933, the attic, courtroom, and tower clock were extensively damaged by fire. In 1979, the old building was restored, as near as possible, to its original appearance.

This building houses a museum of the rich history of Natchitoches Parish and its people. The museum opened in July, 1996 on the 100th birthday of the courthouse.
HM NumberHM2067
Placed ByNatchitoches Parish Tourist Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 491672 N 3513966
Decimal Degrees31.76116667, -93.08793333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 45.67', W 93° 5.276'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 45' 40.2" N, 93° 5' 16.56" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600-622 2nd St, Natchitoches LA 71457, US
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