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Oakland Plantation, Route 494, Bermuda, Natchitoches Parish, LA



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Item Title


Location
Route 494, Bermuda, LA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS LA-1192
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-87).
Building/structure dates: 1821 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1880 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1927 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1935 subsequent work
See also HABS No. LA-2-2 for additional documentation.

National Register Number: 79001073
0.1988
Significance: Oakland Plantation is one of the most important agrarian settings in the U.S. The main house and its many outbuildings create a rare opportunity to experience the cotton kingdom of Louisiana. The plantation was named Oakland by Jacques Alphonse Prudhomme after the Civil War. Prudhomm was born on the plantation in 1838. His mother, Suzanne Lise Metoyer, was born on Metoyer Plantation which adjoined Oakland on the south and represented another of the distinguished French Creole families...

Subjects
Agriculture
Ethnic Groups
Plantations


Related Names
Prudhomme Family
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Buono, Jon A., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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