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



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B&W Photos

HB511873
BWPhotos 210420

HB511874
BWPhotos 210421

HB511875
BWPhotos 210422

HB511876
BWPhotos 210423

HB511877
BWPhotos 210424

HB511878
BWPhotos 210425

HB511879
BWPhotos 210426

HB511880
BWPhotos 210427

HB511881
BWPhotos 210428

HB511882
BWPhotos 210429


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Item Title


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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