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Carving History (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-03-01

Duration: 00:03:46

Subjects: Watson, Henry | Arts | ARTISTS | Wood-carvers | Wood-carving


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Watson, Henry Interviewee


This segment from the March 1, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s interview with wood carver Henry Watson at Butler Greenwood Plantation Bed and Breakfast in St. Francisville. He discusses: his love of using wood from old buildings; his artistic process; and taking inspiration from Louisiana landscapes and history.