Located about 9 miles from the Cane River Cottage and Guesthouse is the Natchitoches American Cemetery. Getting there is easy as itís in the heart of the historic district. Leave Cane River to the right and follow Pratt Lane to Old Bermuda Road (PR-640) to LA-494 and turn right. Stay on that until it becomes Keyser and turn right on Percy Street in Natchitoches and Turn left at Rue Poete St. and immediately turn right on 2nd Street. The cemetery will be on your right.
In Natchitoches' oldest preserved cemetery, visitors will find the names of those families who pioneered Natchitoches: Prud'homme, Lambre, Cloutier, Roquier, Buard, DeBlieux, Sompayrac and others. It is the oldest cemetery In the Louisiana Purchase Territory.
The Cane River Cottage and Guesthouse are located about nine miles south of downtown historic Natchitoches in a secluded 200-acre wooded environment. We are nestled on the gently flowing Cane River and offer overnight accommodations for up to six couples at a time. Our well furnished and fully equipped kitchen facilities with King bedrooms are the perfect base for your stay in the Natchitoches area.