TITLE

The French Mississippi Hearth

PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
American Houses: A Field Guild to the Architecture of the Home;2004, p163
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on how the French settlement along the Gulf coast and the Mississippi River influenced the architectural designs in the U.S. during the 18th century. In Louisiana, new settlers built the primitive huts and cabins common to all new settlements. Early construction was always of local materials including soft brick, mud, plaster, cypress wood and boards. Information on some architectural designs in New Orleans and Mississippi is also provided.
ACCESSION #
31834137

 

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