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Near Melrose in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Badin-Roque House

 
 
Badin - Roque House Marker image. Click for full size.
May 18, 2005
1. Badin - Roque House Marker
Inscription. Rare surviving example of a poteaux-en-terre (posts in the ground) house, and ancient form of construction prevalent in Mississippi Valley during 18th and early 19th centuries. Probably fewer than 10 extant examples in U.S.
 
Erected 1981 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Location. 31° 36.124′ N, 92° 58.375′ W. Marker is near Melrose, Louisiana, in Natchitoches Parish. Marker is on Louisiana Route 484 half a mile north of Parish Road (Louisiana Route 493), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Natchez LA 71456, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yucca Plantation (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bayou Folk Museum (approx. 5.4 miles away); Old Plauche Place / Ducournau Plantation (approx. 5.8 miles away); Colonial Gateway Corral (approx. 12.4 miles away); Ft. St. Jean Baptiste (approx. 12.8 miles away); Roque House (approx. 12.9 miles away); El Camino Real (approx. 13 miles away); Louis Juchereau De St. Denis (approx. 13 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Badin - Roque House Marker image. Click for full size.
May 18, 2005
2. Badin - Roque House Marker
Badin - Roque House image. Click for full size.
May 18, 2005
3. Badin - Roque House
 
 
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