Musee Rosette Rochon, 1515 Pauger Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA
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1515 Pauger Street, New Orleans, LA
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS LA-1290
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N611).
Building/structure dates: 1825 initial construction
Significance: Rosette Rochon was a wealthy free woman of color born in Mobile, Alabama in 1760. She was the daughter of Pierre Rochon, an early ship builder and planter in Mobile and her mother was a mulatto slave named Marianne, who remained in bondage to Pierre until her death. ... Rosette died in 1863, at the age of 103, leaving behind an estate valued at $100,000.00, which in today's dollars would be approximately one million dollars.
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Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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