La Salle Odyssey Videos

Painting of three boats with many sails at sea during a sunrise
La Salle’s Expedition to Louisiana in 1684, by Theodore Gudin. (Reunion des Musees Nationaux/Art Resource, New York)

Locating and conducting archeological research on the La Belle shipwreck and at the temporary settlement of Fort St. Louis helped to refine the narrative of Texas history. Learn more about the excavations and what was found in these short videos.