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    September 10, 2019

    Cane River NHA to Host Homeschool Day at Los Adaes State Historic Site
    Contact: Michael Mumaugh
    Cane River National Heritage Area
    1115 Washington Street
    Natchitoches, LA 71457
    (318)356-5555
     
    9/10/2019
     
    NATCHITOCHES, LA – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA), will host a home school day at Los Adaes State Historic Site on Wednesday, September 18, 2019.
    Throughout the day, students can take a tour of the first capital of Texas.  Students will have the chance to take part in a group “Journey on the El Camino Real” a hands-on activity that allows participants to experience some of the trails of traveling between Los Adaes and San Antonio.
    “We’re delighted to host this opportunity for homeschooled families to enjoy all that Los Adaes has to offer,” said Rebecca Blankenbaker, Executive Director of Cane River NHA. “We consistently hear from the families about their enjoyment in spending quality time together at our historic site and learning in a hands-on environment.”
    To register for this event, contact Michael Mumaugh at, 318-356-5555 by September 13, 2019. This event is free and open to the public and will be held on September 18, 2019, at varying times and will last for two hours.
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    Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. manages the daily operations and visitor services of the Los Adaes State Historic Site in partnership with the Louisiana Office of State Parks. 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. It is a National Historic Landmark in recognition of its archaeological and historical significance.
     
    Contact:
    Michael Mumaugh
    318.356.5555