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Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store

Address: 758 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457
Phone Number: 318-352-2525
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Natchitoches
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
Owner description: I have many Great Interior Pictures of this Actual General Store that Dates Back to 1863. Located...
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
Owner description: I have many Great Interior Pictures of this Actual General Store that Dates Back to 1863. Located on Scenic Cobble Stone Street with Red River Just across the Road. So many great pictures that is operational and filled with Old and New Merchandise. Old Cash Register over 147 years old. Listed with a National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of Interior. A Place all of America "Must See'"

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Pearl River, Louisiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

This store is packed with everything you need ... and don't need that has anything to do with an old fashioned general store or outdoor living or camping or cooking or home decor including kitchen cabinet hardware or pocket knives or ... you name it! :)

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

An old style hardware store that has lots of old "stuff" and high quality new merchandise. They had everything from barbecue grills and smokers to nuts and bolts.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The staff were very helpful. We were looking for a flag pole and a staff member happily brought us to the section they were located in. We were so pleased we bought two! We also found an unusual gift for our grand-daughter who is almost a year old. We spent a lovely time walking thru the store, so many of... More 

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La.
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

It was fun to go in and look around, a lot to see. But the prices are ridiculous. I doubt they sell much, it's just a tourist attraction.

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Madison, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

don't miss this great place and don't forget to visit upstairs . I mean when was the last time you saw measuring spoons that are labeled "pinch", "smidgen" and a 'dash'?

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Fort Polk, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This store has more than you can imagine! So much to see and unique items that you can't find! Had a great time looking at everything.

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Fort Drum, NY
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

What I found most interesting about this store is the ambiance. The shelves, the counters the building itself, you can tell it's all very old. This place just kind of takes you back to another time. They have some really neat retro type toys too.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Good buys upstairs on Christmas items and so much downstairs to see and group found some of their favorite toys that they had, and we had to buy for grands. and so much cooking merchandise. Friendly staff.

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This place will bring you back in time. There is really great memorabilia to look at that is 100's of years old. The are also toys that date back to probably the 60's or later. The building itself is interesting down to the old manual elevator inside.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Full of interesting things you would never buy and useful things you can get anywhere yes its some 300 years old but not my " cup of tea".

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