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Alexandre Mouton House, 1122 Lafayette Street, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA

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2013 Charles E. Peterson Prize, First Place
Significance: The Alexandre Mouton House was home to the first Democratic Governor of Louisiana. The original house, Maison Dimanche (or Sunday House), is one of the oldest surviving structures in the area. From its original French construction to its many renovations and additions, the Alexandre Mouton House is an architectural embodiment of the cultural exchange and evolution of the region. Each alteration is architecturally indicative of local growth and diversification with a growing influence from Anglo-Saxon culture. The evident transition from traditional Acadian design to Greek Revival Style and an eventual Italianate décor reveals an important architectural documentation of the evolution of style in South Louisiana.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1948
Survey number: HABS LA-202
Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1820 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: ca. 1850 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 75000850

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1820 - 1830
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Mouton, Jean, Owner
Mouton, Alexandre, Owner
Mills, W. G., Owner
Erwin, William B., Owner
Girard, Percy, Owner
Comeaux, Kyle A, delineator
Alzadjali, Thuwiba O., delineator
Duck, Alyssa F., delineator
Stelly, Christopher M., delineator
Domingue, Brad M., delineator
Karmacharya, Rajan, delineator
Guidry, Robert J., delineator
Beazley, Adam L., delineator
Buuk, Dalton J., delineator
Stjulien, Todd A., delineator
Grandon, Jake A., delineator
Lantier, Jason D., delineator
Shultz, Kate E., delineator
Courville, Kelly L., delineator
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Library of Congress
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