Vermilionville’s Historic Homes
Vermilionville Historic Village
Visiting Vermilionville
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Vermilionville Living History
Museum and Folklife Park
opened
in 1990 with a mission of
preserving the Acadian,  Creole,
and Native American way of life
in the Attakapas region between
1765-1890. It now welcomes and
teaches more than 50.000
visitors per year about this
piece of history. It rests in a
beautiful area along Bayou
Vermilion extending 23 acres.
Vermilionville Historic Village
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Vermilionville Historic Village
On first entering the park, guests
enter an exhibit about the climate
and nature in this area as the
 
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After learning about the
environment to which the settlers
arrived, it’s time to explore the
amazing homes of Vermilionville
Vermilionville Historic Village
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Vermilionville Historic Village
First up is a classic trapper’s cabin
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A step inside these beautiful homes
gives a glimpse of life in another
time
Vermilionville Historic Village
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L’Ecole - reproduction of a typical
schoolhouse around 1890
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Vermilionville Historic Village
There are artisans and performers
throughout Vermilionville like this
one giving a peek at what one
 
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Vermilionville Historic Village
The population in
this area was
overwhelmingly
Catholic as
opposed to
Protestant like
much of the
surrounding
South.
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External staircases were common
not only for structural reasons but
for daily life as well allowing the
 
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Vermilionville Historic Village
A blacksmith’s shop of this size
may have had as many as twenty
people working to meet the
 
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Vermilionville Historic Village
Maison Buller represents Creole
architecture circa 1803
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After all of your exploring, don’t
forget to pass through the gift shop
for a great selection of local gifts!
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