George Washington Cable House

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George Washington Cable House
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George Washington Cable House is located in Louisiana
George Washington Cable House
George Washington Cable House is located in the United States
George Washington Cable House
Location1313 8th St., New Orleans, Louisiana
Coordinates29°55′34.87″N 90°5′13.8″W / 29.9263528°N 90.087167°W / 29.9263528; -90.087167Coordinates: 29°55′34.87″N 90°5′13.8″W / 29.9263528°N 90.087167°W / 29.9263528; -90.087167
Arealess than one acre
Built1874
ArchitectUnknown
Architectural styleColonial, Other
Part ofGarden District (#71000358)
NRHP reference #66000374
Significant dates
Added to NRHPOctober 15, 1966[1]
Designated NHLDecember 29, 1962[2]
Designated NHLDCPMay 30, 1974

George Washington Cable House is a cottage at 1313 8th Street in the Garden District of New Orleans, Louisiana. It was the home of George Washington Cable (1844–1925), an American novelist who wrote of Creole life, during the period in which he rose to national prominence.[3]

He lived in this home during 1874-1884. The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1962.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "George Washington Cable House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Archived from the original on 2011-03-08. Retrieved 2008-01-04. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Patricia Heintzelman (May 23, 1975). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: George Washington Cable HousePDF (221 KB). National Park Service  and Accompanying 2 photos, exterior, from 1975.PDF (636 KB)