Kate Chopin House
, also known as Bayou Folk Museum
or Alexic Cloutier House
, is a house in Cloutierville, Louisiana
. It was the home of Kate Chopin
, author of The Awakening
, after her marriage.
The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1993 for its association with Kate Chopin's life and her use of area happenings as source for bayou life covered in much of her writings.
It is located on Main Street (Louisiana Highway 1) in Cloutierville, in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.
The house was destroyed in a fire on October 1 2008.