Built in 1826 for local auctioneer Joseph Le Carpentier, the Beauregard-Keyes House encompasses a complex of 19th and 20th Century buildings and gardens. American born architect Francois Correjolles designed the house, and the raised center-hall cottage in Federal Style features both Creole and American architectural influences making the House a unique aspect of the French Quarter Landscape. Notable residents and namesakes of the House are Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard and the late author Frances Parkinson Keyes.For Beauregard-Keyes House and beyond, use our New Orleans trip itinerary maker tool to get the most from your New Orleans vacation.
Beauregard-Keyes House Reviews
The house has a history to tell and needs guides to tell a more detailed story. The house is a typical 19th century home on a grand scale. More intimate stories regarding its history would help to bri... more »
Property bought from the Ursuline nuns in 1825. Joseph LeCarpentier, the grandfather of Paul Morphy, built the house in 1826. The house features elements of both a Creole cottage and Greek Revival sty... more »
Absolutely love this house and history. The tour was better than the plantation tour I took the previous day. Purchased two books and sat in garden taking it in. So much history!
Excellent docent and enjoyed the tour. Beautiful courtyard garden and fountain.
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