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Musee Rosette Rochon, 1515 Pauger Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA



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Item Title


Location
1515 Pauger Street, New Orleans, LA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS LA-1290
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N611).
Building/structure dates: 1825 initial construction
0.1999
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.

Subjects
Conservation & Restoration
Commerce
Slavery


Related Names
Rochon, Rosette
Hardy, Mr
Forstall, Joseph
Lafon, Thomas
Richmond, Don
Plaisance, Randy M., Delineator
Oran, Cem, Delineator
Ghelase, Vlad, Delineator
Washington, Lyssa, Delineator
Khadem, Zaved, Delineator
Thomas, Mark, Delineator
Florez, Fernando, Delineator
Murphy, Diallo R., Delineator
Perkins, Elliott, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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