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

Bayou Folk Museum

 
 
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May 18, 2005
1. Bayou Folk Museum Marker
Inscription. Home of Kate Chopin 1880-1883, renowned writer of Creole Short Stories set in famed Cane River Country. Best known for "Bayou Folk" and "A Night in Acadie". Home built in early 1800's by Alexis Cloutier on Spanish Land Grant No. B 17.01.
 
Erected 1970 by Louisiana Tourist Commission.
 
Location. 31° 32.422′ N, 92° 55.053′ W. Marker is in Cloutierville, Louisiana, in Natchitoches Parish. Marker is on State Highway 495 0.2 miles north of Schoolhouse Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cloutierville LA 71416, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yucca Plantation (approx. 5 miles away); Badin-Roque House (approx. 5.4 miles away); Old Plauche Place / Ducournau Plantation (approx. 11.1 miles away).
 
Regarding Bayou Folk Museum. The house was destroyed in a fire on October 1, 2008. The marker is still on site.
 
Also see . . .  Kate Chopin House (Cloutierville, Louisiana). Wikipedia (Submitted on August 30, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicSettlements & Settlers
 
Bayou Folk Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
May 18, 2005
2. Bayou Folk Museum Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2015. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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