Opelousas - Perfectly Seasoned

53. DeLaRue-Chachere Home, c.1882

April 9, 1882

125 W. Littell Street

Located on the corner of Court and Littell streets, this house became the property of the DeLaRue family by an act of exchange between John Ogden and Frank DeLaRue. For many years it was owned by the Chachere family who married into the DeLaRue family. This is the childhood home of the late Tony Chachere, famous chef and founder of Tony Chachere’s® Famous Creole Seasoning. Tony’s father, Tilghman George Chachere, Sr., was a prominent Opelousas architect. The home features bouissage walls covered with cypress. On the west side of the home is a servant’s entry with a lattice archway which was extremely popular in its day.

Last modified: April 13, 2021

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