Elegantly Decayed Creole Mansion
@ New Orleans, Louisianna
Maison Vitry was built for Free Woman of Color, Louise Vitry and her French consort, Archille Courcelle in 1855. The house was subject of an 1858 Louisiana Supreme Court Decision in which Louise Vitry was allowed to keep her house and her 7 slaves prior to Civil War.
1855 Creole House belonging to a Free Woman of Color within walking distance of the French Quarter in the Historic Treme. House is a step back in time to 19th Century New Orleans with grand proportions, 14 foot ceilings, original fireplaces, mahogany staircase, ceiling medallions.
New Orleans is a romantic city. If you want to experience the romance of the past, here it is. Within earshot of the fog horns of the boats on the Mississippi River. If you’re looking for a truly unique experience and want to avoid cookie cutter travel, this could be the one for you.