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Cherokee Plantation, Highway 494, Natchez, Natchitoches Parish, LA



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Location
Highway 494, Natchez vicinity, LA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS LA-1318
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N1046).
Building/structure dates: 1839 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1850 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1972 subsequent work
Significance: Built by 1839, Cherokee is an important example of French creole architecture and retains remarkable integrity in both materials and plan. Most Likely constructed by Charles Emile Sompeyrac around the time of his marriage to Clarisse Prudhomme in 1837.

Subjects
Agriculture
Domestic Life
Plantation Houses


Related Names
Sompayrac, Charles Emile
Sompayrac, Clarisse
Prudhomme, Narcisse
Murphy, Robert C.
Nolan, William C.
Nolan, Theodosia
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Davidson, Paul, Field Team
Holeyman, Gregoire, Field Team


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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