Stroll through the National Landmark District to visit
three historical sites. Visit in any sequence, making your last stop the
Prudhomme-Rouquier House for music and refreshments of wine and cheese.
luxurious bed and breakfast located in the hearrt of the historic district
was built in 1838. It has been tastefully restored to capture the spirit
of an earlier time and is furnished with fine antiques which have been
in the house for over 100 years. Located at 358 Rue Jefferson.
Tante Huppe House
Julie Prudhomme opened the doors of her home, later named "Tante
Huppe House," to visitors participating in the first APHN Tour of
Homes held in 1955. This historic townhouse was built between 1827 and
1853. The old slave quarters at the rear of the house has an unusual wooden
winding staircase associated with European Creole families. Operates as
a bed and breakfast. Located at 424 Rue Jefferson.320 Rue Jefferson.
rare 2 1/2 story bousilllage Creole structure, was bulit c. 1790 and renovated
to the Federal and Greek Revival styles of the 1820's. The largest house
of its kind in the United States, it features original hand-hewn pegged
cypress beams, exposed bousilage walls, and a three-story staircase. The
Service League of NAtchitoches, Inc. owns and operates the house which
was restored with a Save America's Treasures grant. Located at 446 Rue