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Step back in time and visit Kaffie-Frederick general mercantile

Updated: Aug 30, 2023


Experience a journey through time at Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile, the oldest business in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Established in 1863 and nestled on Historic Front Street, this iconic landmark will transport you back to a bygone era. Step into this majestic mercantile and immerse yourself in its timeless charm.

With its authentic atmosphere and preserved original appearance, Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile showcases the essence of Louisiana's oldest general store.

Explore a wide array of treasures including tools, hardware, cookware, old-fashioned toys, and home and garden essentials. The store even boasts the use of a 1910 cash register, still used today adding to its nostalgic allure.

Looking for something special? Venture to the second floor where you'll discover a high-end gift shop offering unique finds for every occasion. Whether you're a tourist or local resident, this stop is highly recommended as an enriching experience for all.

Located within walking distance of all four properties of the Natchitoches Bed and Breakfast family, Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile is conveniently situated for your exploration of the area.

Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to step back in time and visit Kaffie -Fredericks general mercantile and discover a truly remarkable shopping experience and piece of history.


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Open Monday - Saturday, 8:00 AM - 5 PM


Kaffie-Fredericks General Mercantile


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