Candlelight Tour

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.


Levy-East House

This 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

Miss 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.

Prudhomme-Rouquier House

This 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 Jefferson.