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Title: Creole Carpentry in 1800 -- Building Practices and Carpenter's Tools that created Alexandria's Kent Plantation House

Author: Sand, N.H.; Koch, P.;

Date: 1975

Source: Forest & People 25(3):16-19, 38-43

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: It is the year 1796 or thereabouts. Louisiana is a Spanish colony with French traditions and culture. Pierre Baillio II, of a prominent French family, has a sizeable grant of land along the Red River near a small town called El Rapido.

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Sand, N.H.; Koch, P. 1975. Creole Carpentry in 1800 -- Building Practices and Carpenter''s Tools that created Alexandria''s Kent Plantation House. Forest & People 25(3):16-19, 38-43


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