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Musee Rosette Rochon, 1515 Pauger Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

Musee Rosette Rochon, 1515 Pauger Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA

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Summary

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

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Rochon, Rosette
Hardy, Mr
Forstall, Joseph
Lafon, Thomas
Richmond, Don
Cizek, Eugene D, faculty sponsor
Plaisance, Randy M, delineator
Oran, Cem, delineator
Ghelase, Vlad, delineator
Washington, Lyssa, delineator
Khadem, Zaved, delineator
Thomas, Mark, delineator
Florez, Fernando, delineator
Murphy, Diallo R, delineator
Perkins, Elliott, delineator
Glenn, Elizabeth A, delineator
Parham, Deena, delineator
Reynolds, Mark, delineator
Orton, Sara S, delineator
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