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    • St. Gabriel Catholic Church

    • Church buildings
    • St. Gabriel Catholic Church. Built ca. 1769, it is said to be the oldest church building in the Louisiana Territory. Originally built on Bayou Manchac from virgin cypress, it was dismantled piece by piece and moved to its present site. Restored in...
    • St. Gabriel Catholic Church

    • Church buildings
    • Interior view of St. Gabriel Catholic Church. Built ca. 1769, it is said to be the oldest church building in the Louisiana Territory. Originally built on Bayou Manchac from virgin cypress, it was dismantled piece by piece and moved to its present...
    • St. Gabriel Catholic Church

    • Church buildings
    • St. Gabriel Catholic Church. Built ca. 1769, it is said to be the oldest church building in the Louisiana Territory. Originally built on Bayou Manchac from virgin cypress, it was dismantled piece by piece and moved to its present site. Restored in...
    • St. Gabriel Catholic Church

    • Church buildings
    • St. Gabriel Catholic Church. Built ca. 1769, it is said to be the oldest church building in the Louisiana Territory. Originally built on Bayou Manchac from virgin cypress, it was dismantled piece by piece and moved to its present site. Restored in...
    • St. Gabriel Catholic Church

    • Church buildings
    • St. Gabriel Catholic Church. Built ca. 1769, it is said to be the oldest church building in the Louisiana Territory. Originally built on Bayou Manchac from virgin cypress, it was dismantled piece by piece and moved to its present site. Restored in...
    • Baton Rouge Water Works Company Standpipe

    • Standpipes
    • Located at 131 Lafayette Street. Built from wrought iron, it is 100 feet high, 15 feet in diameter with a 146,000 gallon capacity was originally fed with water from the Mississippi. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. Built...
    • Istrouma Hotel, BatonRouge, La.

    • Historic Buildings, Hotels
    • Istrouma Hotel, 260 Third Street, Baton Rouge, La. Built in 1904, it contained 90 rooms. An annex built in 1924 also contained 90 rooms Demolished in 1969 by CapBank Corporation, a subsidiary of Capitol Bank and Trust Company, headed by attorney...
    • Florence Coffee House

    • Historic buildings
    • Florence Coffee House, 132 Main St. built ca. 1852. Built by Nelson Potts to replace a wood frame coffee house that burned down several years earlier. Attached on right the Ice House which was razed in 2003.
    • Confederate Monument, Baton Rouge, La.

    • Postcards, United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Monuments
    • Postcard: "Confederate Monument, Baton Rouge, La." Located on North Boulevard at Third Street. Built by the Confederate Monument Association, the cornerstone was laid in 1886 and the monument was unveiled on August 5, 1890.
    • Belle Helene Plantation Home

    • Historic buildings
    • Belle Helene. Construction on the house began in 1840, and completed by 1842. It was first named "Ashland" after U.S. statesman Henry Clay's plantation in Kentucky. In March 1889, the estate sold to George B. Reuss, an Ascension Parish planter....
    • Confederate Monument, Baton Rouge, La.

    • Postcards, United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Monuments
    • Postcard: "Confederate Monument, Baton Rouge, La. 1865". Located on North Boulevard at Third Street. Built by the Confederate Monument Association, the cornerstone was laid in 1886 and the monument was unveiled on August 5, 1890.
    • Warden's House

    • Historic buildings, Louisiana State Penitentiary
    • Warden's House, 701 Laurel St., built ca. 1840. Originally housed the prison store, the clerk and his family, later various prison officials occupied it when the Louisiana State Penitentiary was in Baton Rouge. Constructed in the Classical Revival...
    • Asphodel Plantation

    • Historic buildings
    • Asphodel Plantation, a Greek Revival structure was built ca. 1820 by Benjamin and Carolyn Kendrick. The name is the Greek word for daffodil or narcissus.

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