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.


To purchase your admission in advance, please click HERE



Date of birth: 
4/1804* (estimated)
Date of death: 
1860* (estimated)
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
Place of Origin: 
Gender and Designation: 
Male (Negro)
Skills or Duties: 
Age 35 (R17.006.47); Age 55 (R8.198); Age 35 (R5.249)
  • R17.006.47
    • Bill of Sale, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, LaRC 179 Roman Family Papers, Box 3 Folder 1
    • Purchase price: $425
    • Vendor: David W. Patterson, of Smithland, Kentucky; Vendee: Jacques Telesphore Roman
    • Notary: William Lewis Young
    • Dated: February 11, 1839
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $300
  • R5.249
    • Bil of Sale, New Orleans Notarial Archives, William Young Lewis, v 5 act 269


* Denotes estimated date based on available records. 



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