Pitot House Museum
Located on historic Bayou St. John, the Pitot House, c. 1799, is the only Creole colonial style house museum in New Orleans. It tells the story of life along Bayou St. John since the earliest days of settlement. The Pitot House had a variety of owners from prominent lawyers to austere nuns. One of the most prominent was James Pitot, the first American mayor of New Orleans, who lived at the Pitot House from 1810-1819. The Pitot House is a National Trust for Historic Preservation Partner Place.