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Bequette-Ribault House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
Bequette-Ribault House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
Resource Typeimage
TitleBequette-Ribault House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
Coverage / Yearc. 1808 to Present
DescriptionConstructed of red cedar posts set into a trench in the ground (poteaux en terre), this house was built around the turn of the nineteenth century. The spaces between the vertical logs were filled with a mud-plaster chinking (bouzillage). This house is located on St. Mary's Road a short distance out of town.
Lesson Plans / ThemesFrench in Illinois; Settling in the Midwest
Learning Standards16 History; 17 Geography;
Author or CreatorIllinois Heritage Association
Source35mm slide
Subject / KeywordsArchitecture; French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; Vertical log construction; Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
Collection PublisherIllinois Heritage Association
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Rights Management Statement
Resource IdentifierIHA00028
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