The Historic Site & Exhibits will be open daily from 8:30am-5pm.
Please note that we stop selling tickets at 4pm and expect a higher volume of visitors so we recommend you purchase your admissions in advance. Please pay close attention to the details as you make your reservation and on your confirmation regarding arriving 30 minutes prior to the selected time. Late arrivals are not guaranteed access to the "Big House" exhibit if that is the ticket you purchase. We look forward to your visit.


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Date of birth: 
1816* (estimated)
Siblings: Alexis*
Age 23 (R5.035); Age 23 (R17.006.47)
  • R5.035
    • Bill of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 25 act 256
    • Purchase price: $900
    • Vendor: Victoire Deau; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman
    • Sale includes Alexis; Possible that Alexis and Joseph are siblings
  • R17.006.47
    • Bill of Sale, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers
    • Vinder: Victoire Deau; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman
    • Sale includes Alix; Possible that Joseph and Alix are siblings
    • Purchase price: 1,800 piasters
    • Dated: April 17, 1839


* Denotes estimated date based on available records.   



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