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: 
Baptism Date and Sponsors: 
January 9, 1848; No sponsors listed
Gender and Designation: 
Mother: Cybelle; Siblings: George, Jessy, Andre, Julienne, and Edmond
11 months (R8.198); Age 13 (R5.239); Age 13 (R8.097)
  • R8.198
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession, St. James Clerk of Court, Probate 0683
    • Value: $1,100 (Includes mother and all three siblings)
    • Lists Cybelle as Michel's mother
    • Lists Andre, George, and Jesse as Michel's siblings
  • Slave baptism record, Archdiocese of Baton Rouge
    • St. James Catholic Church, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    • Item no. 6; Page no. 74; Entry no. 1
    • Lists Sybelle as Michel's mother
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement,  New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v46 act 173
  • R8.097
    • Sale, St. James Clerk of Court, Conveyance record, volume 36 act 1
  • R5.239
    • Jacques Telesphore Roman Succession Settlement, New Orleans Notarial Archives, Felix Grima, v 46 act 173
    • Lists Julienne and Edmond as the children of Cybelle; Estimated that Michel, Julienne, and Edmond are siblings




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