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La. Treasures: Ascension Parish Courthouse (2018)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-10-05

Duration: 00:06:34

Subjects: Architecture | COURTHOUSES | Historic buildings


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Webre, Bobby Interviewee


This “Louisiana Treasures” segment from the October 5, 2018, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” focuses on the Ascension Parish Courthouse in Donaldsonville, a Romanesque revival style building constructed in 1889. It includes an interview with Chief Deputy Bobby Webre of the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, who discusses the history and architecture of the courthouse. Host: James Fox-Smith