This is the last blog from the LSU Rural Life Museum in Baton_Rouge. I have here a set of images from the external buildings and grounds. There are many buildings typical of what one would find in 18th and 19th centuries.

Pigeons, believe it or not, were an important source of food and fertilizer. Fitting their station in life, they had their own buildings, the Pigeonnier (Dove Cote):

A pigeonnier (dove cote. Where do you  keep your pigeons.

A pigeonnier (dove cote. Where do you keep your pigeons.

And a place for groups of humans.

And a church.

And a church.

And a few other interesting buildings:

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The stairs do not lead to a granny flat.

The stairs do not lead to a granny flat.

I do not believe the lean is original but who knows?

I do not believe the lean is original but who knows?

I have pictures of the interiors of many of the buildings featuring either appropriate furniture or construction details. It was all in all one of the most interesting period museums I have visited.

To see all the pictures in this set, click HERE (First three pictures are from the commissary).