Vermilionville Historic Village

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Maison des Cultures, Vermilionville Historic Village

Vermilionville Historic Village, located in Lafayette, Louisiana, is a Cajun and Creole living history museum with restored historic structures.[1][2]

Structures and exhibits[edit]

Buildings in the village include:[citation needed]

  • La Chapelle des Attakapas - a reproduction of the style based on the Catholic churches at Pointe Coupée (1760) and St. Martinville (1773)
  • Beau Bassin - Circa 1840, Creole and American Greek Revival style
  • Maison Boucvalt - Circa 1860, a classic 19th century Acadian/Creole house
  • Maison Mouton - a reconstruction of an 1810 house, a basic Acadian house with a detached kitchen
  • L’École - a reproduction typical of 1890s schoolhouse architecture
  • Maison des Cultures - Circa 1840, Acadian style
  • Trapper's Cabin
  • Maison Acadienne - Circa 1830
  • Maison Buller - 1803, Creole style
  • Maison Broussard - 1790, French Creole style

See also[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ C. Kurt Dewhurst; Patricia Hall; Charlie Seemann (15 December 2016). Folklife and Museums: Twenty-First Century Perspectives. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. p. 411. ISBN 978-1-4422-7293-4.
  2. ^ Macon Fry. Cajun Country Guide. Pelican Publishing. p. 285. ISBN 978-1-4556-0175-2.

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Coordinates: 30°12′55″N 91°59′41″W / 30.21528°N 91.99472°W / 30.21528; -91.99472