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Prudhomme-Rouquier House, 446 Jefferson Street, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA

Prudhomme-Rouquier House, 446 Jefferson Street, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA

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Summary

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

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Roquier, Francois
Prudhomme, Marie Louise
Carr, John C
Rouquier, Marie Louise, Henrietta
Service League of Natchitoches
Louisiana Tech University, School of Architecture, sponsor
Carwile, Guy W, project manager
Louisiana State Department of Culture recreation and Tourism, Office of Cultural Development, Division of Historic Preservation, sponsor
Price, Virginia Barrett, transmitter
Cane River National Heritage Area Commission
Alonso, Susana, delineator
Carson, Bonnie, delineator
Cooper, Jarrod, delineator
Harrison, Lashanda, delineator
Harvey, Jason, delineator
Houchin, David, delineator
Lang, Dawn, delineator
Lewis, William, delineator
Price, Roger, delineator
Sanders, Andrew, delineator
Tabb, Michael, delineator
Boucher, Jack E, photographer
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Location

Natchitoches (La.)31.75848, -93.08680
Google Map of 31.758477, -93.08679649999999
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