Natchitoches Trace

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Route and History

  • A trail that ran from St. Louis Missouri to Fulton Arkansas on the Red River which was the border between Mexico and the United States.
  • Originally a Indian trail, it became the primary route to Texas for American pioneers.
  • If your ancestors traveled to Texas from the upper mid-west or east coast, they likely took this route.