Marquise Victor de Ternant built Parlange Plantation on False River, Louisiana in 1750. His great granddaughter returned to Paris and became known as the infamous Madame X during the Edwardian age.

Marquise Victor de Ternant built Parlange Plantation on False River, Louisiana in 1750. His great granddaughter returned to Paris and became known as the infamous Madame X during the Edwardian age.

Creole home:  This home was designed to provide reasonable comfort under the local conditions of high temperature and high humidity. The floor on which the family lived was raised above ground level to improve the air circulation.

French Creole Architecture

Creole home: This home was designed to provide reasonable comfort under the local conditions of high temperature and high humidity. The floor on which the family lived was raised above ground level to improve the air circulation.

Usually simple in design, a French Creole home is small, typically one-story high and consists primarily of wood

French Creole Architecture

Marie LaveauMarie Laveau 1794?-1881 and 1827-1897. The most renowned voodoo queen in North America was actually a mother and daughter. Their appeal was their magical powers, control of one’s lovers and enemies, and sex. Marie I was a most powerful women who was told all the secrets by women and was able to use these to increase her powers. Marie II was feared more and inspired subservience

Marie LaveauMarie Laveau 1794?-1881 and 1827-1897. The most renowned voodoo queen in North America was actually a mother and daughter. Their appeal was their magical powers, control of one’s lovers and enemies, and sex. Marie I was a most powerful women who was told all the secrets by women and was able to use these to increase her powers. Marie II was feared more and inspired subservience

Some people may not be fond of this but I find some truth in it! Louisiana Cooking: Cajun vs. Creole?

Some people may not be fond of this but I find some truth in it! Louisiana Cooking: Cajun vs. Creole?

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