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See lawless Louisiana at the No Man’s Land Event

Between 1806 and 1821, part of Louisiana was known as No Man’s Land. Spanish and U.S. Forces agreed to this land between the two powers to avoid a war after the Louisiana Purchase. Soon after the creation, the land filled with the lawless. Discover the true history from this time at the No Man’s Land: Becoming Louisiana Special Living History Event. It takes place at the Fort Jesup State Historic Site west of Natchitoches.

No Man's Land Event

The Fort Jesup State Historic Site will hold a flag raising ceremony at 10:00 am on both February 21st and 22nd. Visitors will get the chance to learn what life was like in 1820’s in the Bayou State.

A special day dedicated to schools happens on Friday at 10:00 am. For more information on the No Man’s Land event, check out their website.

A brief history of the historic Fort Jesup. Fort Jesup has been a staple in the community of many for nearly two hundred years. Built to setup a border between American and Spanish Territories, the fort remains today as a museum. During the middle of the 19th century, U.S. army traveled through this historic Fort Jesup Historic Site.

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