In the United States in Louisiana burned out antebellum mansion, which during the 9 months he lived the Governor during the civil war.
The Governor's mansion burned to the ground. At the same time in Louisiana burned down the orphan train Museum, said Brant Thompson, Deputy chief at the office of the fire Marshal. Museum staff discovered the fire damage when they arrived for work Thursday morning, he said.
"We don't know if there is any connection between the two fires. But, of course, we wanted to exclude this version," said Thompson.
Investigators believe it was arson, but no details yet. The investigation is ongoing.
Railway Museum of Louisiana marks train, which was rolling abandoned and homeless children from new York city from 1854 to 1929. OPELOUSAS is located approximately 55 miles West of Baton Rouge. There children were sent from the hospital in new York.
The mansion was built in 1850 and was bought by the Governor for his daughter, whose husband was Vice-Governor during the civil war. When the capital was moved to OPELOUSAS, Governor Moore decided to stay, so they opened the house with him. The mansion was vacant during renovations for two years, and has been occupied by different families before.
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