French Canadian architecture
Cajun cottage, Cajun cabin
A simple dwelling built by immigrants (Acadians) from the Maritime Provinces of Canada who, from about 1760 to 1790, settled largely in the bayou districts of southern Louisiana where their descendants are now usually referred to as Cajuns. In the early 1800s, the typical Cajun cottage was built on
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