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The Pitot House on Bayou St. John

Wilson, Samuel

The Pitot House on Bayou St. John

by Wilson, Samuel

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Published by Louisiana Landmarks Society in New Orleans, La .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Orleans (La.)
    • Subjects:
    • Pitot, James, 1761-1831 -- Homes and haunts -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.,
    • Pitot House (New Orleans, La.),
    • New Orleans (La.) -- Biography.,
    • New Orleans (La.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 59-64).

      Statementby Samuel Wilson, Jr. ; photographs by Robert S. Brantley and Jan White Brantley.
      ContributionsBrantley, Robert S., Brantley, Jan White.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF379.N58 P578 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1753947M
      ISBN 101879714043
      LC Control Number92083702
      OCLC/WorldCa29266431

        Built in , Pitot House is located at Moss Street in New Orleans. An example of an 18th century Creole colonial country home, it is situated on Bayou St. John and was moved several blocks from its original site in order to prevent its demolition. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in /5(22).   "James Wade's The Pitot House: A Landmark on Bayou St. John is a critical historical narrative about how we almost lost but saved one of the most important colonial houses in the Americas."--from the foreword by Eugene D. Cizek The Pitot House was built in along the burgeoning shipping route of Bayou St. John.

      Pitot House on Bayou St. John PITOT HOUSE (marker): The first French settlement in the New Orleans area was establilshed here in The orignal site of the house was acquired by Don Bartholome Bosque who began its construction in , being completed by Joseph Reynes in “Gateway to New Orleans: Bayou St. John, ” is the work of many hands. The book began with the initial research of the late writer and preservationist Mary Lou Christovich, was edited.

        At Pitot House’s recent Vino on the Bayou, visitors took in the beautiful sunset over Bayou St. John while enjoying a selection of featured seasonal wines from Pearl Wine Co. Located on historic Bayou St. John, the Pitot House is the only Creole colonial country house that is open to the public on Bayou St. John in New Orleans. It tells the story of life along the bayou since the earliest days of settlement. The Pitot House has had a variety of owners from prominent lawyers to austere nuns. One of the most prominent was James Pitot, the first mayor of New Orleans 4/5(23).


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A Historic HoUSE MUSEUM On Bayou St. John Owned and managed by Louisiana Landmarks Society, The Pitot House shares Louisiana history with the public through preservation of this circa West Indies-style home and gardens, guided tours and educational programs.

PITOT HOUSE A historic house museum on Bayou St. John. Moss Street New Orleans, LA () MUSEUM HOURS Wed. - Fri. 10am - 3pm Admission by guided tour only.

This is the second time we have visited the Pitot House. It was built in by a merchant and was for him conveniently built on the banks of Bayou St John which gave him access to small ships.

The 4/5(22). HISTORY. Built in on historic Bayou St. John, the Pitot House is a witness to centuries of New Orleans history. Families thrived in this house, the Cabrini Sisters used it as a convent, and preservationists have loved it for all of its historical context and architectural beauty.

Built in & located on historic Bayou St. John, Pitot House is the only Creole colonial country house still open to the public in New Orleans. The house & grounds can host a variety of events - weddings, receptions, dinners, cocktail parties, and more.

The maximum capacity of the site is /5(8). The Bayou St. John Walking Tour is led by Pitot House docent Jamie Barker, who researched and developed the narrative especially for Louisiana Landmarks Society’s Tricentennial offerings.

When: 1 p.m., Wednesdays only. Where: Starts at the Pitot House, Moss St. How: Advance reservations required; book your tour by midnight, Tuesdays. "James Wade's The Pitot House: A Landmark on Bayou St.

John is a critical historical narrative about how we almost lost but saved one of the most important colonial houses in the Americas." —from the foreword by Eugene D.

Cizek. The Pitot House was built in along the burgeoning shipping route of Bayou St. John. In this volume, author James Wade examines the geological attributes of the 5/5(1). Built in on Bayou St. John, the Pitot House was the home to New Orleans' first American Mayor and is one of the few West Indies style houses left in Louisiana.

Museum tours offered on: Moss St, New Orleans,LA. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 63, [1] pages: illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm: Responsibility: by Samuel Wilson, Jr.

The Pitot House on Bayou St. John by Samuel Wilson, Jr. F.A.I.A. New Orleans: The Louisiana Landmarks Society, Softcover. 63 pp. A booklet on the New Orleans' historic plantation home, Pitot House listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The house is an 18th century Creole colonial country home built in and was restored in. The book includes vintage sketches of the Pitot House and floor plans for the restoration. Sections describe the challenges faced in maintaining the building and the efforts taken to prevent demolition of the house.

The Pitot House on Bayou St. John emphasizes the importance of preserving the house. About the Author Samuel Wilson, Jr. In this year of New Orleans’ tricentennial, we can look back 10 years before the city's founding towhen there was a settlement along Bayou St.

John. A new book celebrates the history and. The Pitot House is an 18th-century Creole colonial country home in Bayou St. John. (Photo: Paul Broussard) Stroll to the Pitot House. On a sunny day, the grassy banks of Bayou St. John are undeniably one of the more pleasant places to spend some leisure time.

Stop P – Moss St, Pitot House This Creole country house overlooking the historic Bayou was home to the city’s first mayor. Open to the public, knowledgeable docents offer a window onto life in the day when Bayou St. John was the city’s main trade route. Pitot's home alongside Bayou St.

John still stands, now a museum, the Pitot House. The home is near the "bayou bridge" which Governor Claiborne ordered the military "to permit no Negroes to pass or repass the same," during the event known as the slave uprising. The Pitot House on Bayou St. John (Louisiana Landmarks) [Wilson, Samuel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Pitot House on Bayou St. John (Louisiana Landmarks)Author: Samuel Wilson. Located on the banks of Bayou St. John, the Pitot House was built in by Spanish colonial official Don Bartólome Bosque as a country retreat.

The house is named after James Pitot, the first mayor of the newly incorporated American city of New Orleans, who resided in the house from to Mary Ann Barkerding is the co-chair for the second annual Pitot House Life on the Bayou Heritage Fair. Fairgoers will experience aspects of life as it was years ago in New Orleans’ earliest settlement on the banks of Bayou St.

John. As Barkerding notes, It’s important not to just educate school children on the history of our state and. A tour guide and longtime docent at the Pitot House on Moss Street, Barker developed a tour of Bayou St. John for the Louisiana Landmarks Society.

Bayou St. John House/Mansion/Villa. One of the few surviving houses that lined the bayou in the late s, and the only Creole colonial–style country house in the city open to the public, Pitot. Tucked away on the banks of Bayou St. John in the Esplanade Ridge neighborhood, the Pitot House is a Creole colonial plantation home that was built in the 18th century, and it is the only one of its kind in New Orleans that is open to the public.

The Pitot House is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.During the French and Spanish colonial era of the s, Bayou St. John was a key waterway leading into New Orleans. The stately homes of many of the city's prominent residents lined the bayou at that time.

Today, Pitot House is the only one that still stands. Built inthe 4/5(22).Edna Freiberg, in her book Bayou St. John in Colonial Louisianaincludes a description of Tivoli patrons by a Mr. John F. Watson, a Philadelphia man visiting New Orleans in He tells us how those visiting the garden would “walk out in the dust and walk home after ten o’clock at night” (I picture ladies in their finery trudging along Bayou Road, although I’m not exactly.