The Prud'homme-Rouquier House, located in the National Historic Landmark District, is a rare architectural example of life in Natchitoches during the 1800's and a reminder of a rich heritage and bygone era. Founded in 1714, Natchtioches, Louisiana is the oldest European settlement in the Louisiana Purchase. It is a thriving city with a rich tradition of historic preservation.
The Prud'homme-Rouquier House is available for tours (public historical and education tours of the structure and its period colleciton); for workshops (archeological studies of the grounds and artifacts, architectural studies of Creole building techniques such as timber-frame construction utilizing cypress and bousillage as components, and the Greek Revival/Federal periond renovation); as headquarters for the Service League of Natchitoches; and as a hospitality center for civic and private functions on a rental basis.
To schedule a tour call 1-800-889-7462.