Prudhomme-Rouquier House, 446 Jefferson Street, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA
2002 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry
Significance: The Prudhomme-Rouquier House, built in the early 19th century and located in the heart of the National Historic Landmark District of Natchitoches, Louisiana, is one of the few 2-story bousillage-entre-poteaux structures in the United States and of those is said to be the largest. It was a working plantation located "in town" and surrounded by cotton fields as opposed to most plantations in the area located outside the city limits.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N800
Survey number: HABS LA-1301
Building/structure dates: after. 1800- before. 1825 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1825 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: ca. 1976 Subsequent Work