The Garconieres - Houmas House Plantation Two story hexagonal brick and stucco structures built as bachelor's quarters, presumably to keep the peace and quiet in the main house, consisting of a sitting room downstairs and an upstairs bedroom.
I miss those blue porch ceilings! There's a name for the blue of a porch ceiling: Haint Blue. According to Louisiana legend, a “haint” is a spirit or a ghost. The blue paint represents water through which evil spirits cannot pass.