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Louisiana plantation architecture

Janice Dee Gilbert

Louisiana plantation architecture

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

  • Louisiana
    • Subjects:
    • Plantations -- Louisiana -- Bibliography.,
    • Architecture -- Louisiana -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      StatementJanice Dee Gilbert.
      SeriesArchitecture series : Bibliography ;, A-235
      LC ClassificationsZ5944.U5 G54, NA730.L8 G54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p. ;
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4139970M
      LC Control Number80118311

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Tebbs produced the first photographic survey of Louisiana's plantations in From those images, now housed in the Louisiana State Museum, and not widely available until now, Brand: Louisiana State University Press.

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The raised Creole plantation house was the absolute apex of Creole architecture in Louisiana. Louisiana’s Acadian settlers also built a version of the Creole cottage.

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The Destrehan Plantation House near New Orleans illustrates the French Creole Colonial style. Charles Paquet, a free Black man, was the master-builder of this house built between and Typical of French Colonial architecture, the living quarters are raised above ground level.

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Francisville, Louisiana, United in by General David Bradford, it is touted as "one of America's most haunted homes."There are a variety of legends surrounding the Myrtles. The house is reputedly built over an Indian burial ground, and the ghost of a young Native American woman has been reported.

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The Parlange Plantation House (French: Plantation Parlange) is a historic plantation house at Louisiana Highway 1 and Louisiana Highway 78 in Pointe Coupee Parish, init is a classic example of a large French Colonial plantation house in the United ifying the style of the semi-tropical Louisiana river country house, the Parlange Plantation home is a two-story.

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