A gathering of words: Ernest Gaines

A gathering of words: Ernest Gaines

There are 5 comments on the The Advocate story from Feb 13, 2010, titled A gathering of words: Ernest Gaines. In it, The Advocate reports that:

Writer Ernest Gaines relaxes in his office at his home in New Roads. His house is built on land that was once part of River Lake Plantation, where he grew up.

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Curious

United States

#1 Feb 22, 2010
Is that an actual church with pews and alter behind his home?
Jarreau89

Iota, LA

#2 Feb 22, 2010
I believe that it was the old church that was on the property where he grew up. He had it moved and "restored" it. Now, that is what I have heard - haven't attended any services there so I can't say for sure - ;-0
twinscreens

United States

#3 Feb 22, 2010
Jarreau89 wrote:
I believe that it was the old church that was on the property where he grew up. He had it moved and "restored" it. Now, that is what I have heard - haven't attended any services there so I can't say for sure - ;-0
You are correct.
Curious

United States

#4 Feb 23, 2010
Thank you...
Ventress dude

Ventress, LA

#5 Apr 13, 2011
I live right next to him in Oscar I'm pretty sure he uses the little church as a gest house I could be wrong

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