Maybe this is who Kathy Bates plays...
I thought that, but the LaLaurie's were run out of the city in 1833.
The producers daid the show takes place in modern times.
Though that house is said to be cursed. Changed owners more than any other in the area. Sold for the lowest price per square foot in the quarter. Nic Cage only stayed in it a weekend then never slept there again. The week the IRS retook it was the crash of 2008.