Musee Rosette Rochon, 1515 Pauger Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA
1999 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Honorable Mention
Significance: Rosette Rochon was a wealthy free woman of color born in Mobile, Alabama in 1760. She was the daughter of Pierre Rochon, an early ship builder and planter in Mobile and her mother was a mulatto slave named Marianne, who remained in bondage to Pierre until her death. ... Rosette died in 1863, at the age of 103, leaving behind an estate valued at $100,000.00, which in today's dollars would be approximately one million dollars.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N611
Survey number: HABS LA-1290
Building/structure dates: after. 1825- before. 1835 Initial Construction