Faded Ladies


Africa House, Ashland-Belle Helene, Badin-Roque, Destrehan, Houmas House, Germania, Godchaux-Reserve, Hermitage, Homeplacec-Keller, LeBeau, Magnolia Lane,Whitney.

Written & Produced by: Barbara Sillery

Running time: 1 hour (approx.)


Born of the resilient skills of Native American builders and shaped by the endeavors of African, French, Spanish, German and West Indian artisans and craftsmen, a new Creole culture emerged in a vast untamed delta landscape.

Yet much of this treasure trove of Louisiana’s architectural heritage teeters on the edge of obscurity.

Fire flood, Mother Nature and the efforts of man himself are erasing the past.




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