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Cable, George Washington, House

New Orleans, Louisiana
County of Orleans.
National Register Number: 66000374
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Congressional District: LA-2 Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 29, 1962):
From 1874 to 1884, this modest house was the residence of George Washington Cable (1844-1925), voice of the Louisiana Creoles. Cable made major contributions to American regional literature with his tales of New Orleans life; his work made the term "Creole" better known and understood.


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