. 1791 – The Cabildo was designed by Don Gilberto Guillemard, architect
. 1795-1799 – Construction of the Cabildo
. Wrought Iron railings by Marcellino Hernandez
. December 10, 1803 – the site of the signing of the Louisiana Purchase
. 1821 – The American Eagle and Trophies of Military Victory were added to the pediment
. 1847 – Mansard roof and cupola were added
. 1911 – Became the Louisiana State Museum
. 1988 – Fire destroyed the 3rd floor and cupola
. The Cabildo has been restored, and today still houses the Louisiana State Museum

Louisiana Purchase

  • A color print of the Cabildo - Louisiana Purchase. The image measures 7" height by 9.25" width and is on a page measuring 8.5" Height x 11" width. The Image is signed and titled by Jim Blanchard.

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