Holy Family Hall
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Holy Family Hall was moved to this site by barge in 1897 from a monastery near Ponchatoula for the Sisters of the Holy Family.This organization of African-American sisters ran the Holy Family School for Negroes here from 1897 to the 1950’s .

The Sisters of the Holy Family was founded by Sister Henriette DeLille (1813-1862).Mother Venerable Henriette Díaz DeLille was an Afro-American French Créole woman from New Orleans, Louisiana, who founded the Roman Catholic order of the Sisters of the Holy Family.


   

 

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