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French Heritage Festival at Kent House Plantation - My New Orleans
Settled by the French in the 1700s, Natchitoches Poste became the oldest town in Louisiana. It was here that Pierre Baillio served as an officer at Fort St. Jean Baptiste, marrying Marie Catherine Poissot and raising a family. His eldest son, Pierre Baillio, received a 500-arpent land grant from King Charles IV of Spain, who ruled Louisiana at the time,...