File:General view of the southeast front, looking from the east - Cherokee Plantation, Highway 494, Natchez, Natchitoches Parish, LA HABS LA-1318-3.tif

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Title General view of the southeast front, looking from the east - Cherokee Plantation, Highway 494, Natchez, Natchitoches Parish, LA

Plantation house and gardens of Cherokee Plantation — located 1½ miles northeast of Natchez, in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.

  • Sompayrac, Charles Emile; Sompayrac, Clarisse; Prudhomme, Narcisse; Murphy, Robert C; Nolan, William C; Nolan, Theodosia; Murphy, Emerson; Cane River National Heritage Area Commission, sponsor; Morgan, Nancy I, M, sponsor; Price, Virginia Barrett, transmitter; Boucher, Jack E, photographer; Price, Virginia B, transmitter; Cane River National Heritage Area, sponsor; Morgan, Nancy I.M., sponsor; Price, Virginia B, transmitter; Schara, Mark, field team project manager; Davidson, Paul, field team; Holeyman, Gregoire, field team
Depicted place Louisiana; Natchitoches Parish; Natchez
Date Documentation compiled after 1933
Dimensions 5 x 7 in.
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Accession number HABS LA-1318-3
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  • 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.
  • Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1046
  • Survey number: HABS LA-1318
  • Building/structure dates: before 1839 Initial Construction
  • Building/structure dates: ca. 1850 Subsequent Work
  • Building/structure dates: after 1972 Subsequent Work
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Object location31° 40′ 31.01″ N, 93° 02′ 39.98″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

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