c. 1870This type of barn is referred to a a Pieux Barn and is most commonly associated with the French Acadians. The building shows an example of inexpensive construction in which hand-split cypress, called pieux, was used. It is a rare survivor of a barn type that was quickly constructed by yeoman farmers, hunters, trappers amd fisherman in remote south Louisiana. This barn originates from the Port Barre area in Saint Landry Parish.
|Placed By||LSU Rural Life Museum|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at 4:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 681124 N 3365786|
|Decimal Degrees||30.41053333, -91.11440000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 24.632', W 91° 6.864'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 24' 37.92" N, 91° 6' 51.84" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6869 Burden Ln, Baton Rouge LA 70808, US|
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