by TRAVELPRO guide
May 26, 2003
The structure is a significant example of 19th-century architecture with Creole influence.
Th museum has a wealth of early religious artifacts from French and Spanish churches, vestments worn by Bishop Martin (1853-1875) in Nathitoches, a statue of St. Francis carved from cypress in 1840. Many artifacts were donated by plantation owners who had chapels in their homes.
From journal FAMILY FUN and HISTORY in old LA city