In partnership with the Louisiana State Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, the Louisiana Division of Archaeology and the US Army Corps of Engineers, Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) will host the El Nuevo Constante Traveling Exhibit from May 7th – June 8th at the Grand Ecore Visitor Center.
El Nuevo Constante was a Spanish ship that wrecked near the Louisiana coast in 1766. In September of that year, a hurricane struck a fleet of Spanish merchant ships as they sailed from Mexico to Spain. One of the ships, El Nuevo Constante, nearly made it to shore before it sank in shallow water.
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