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Pierre Martin/Boismenue House, Dupo, Illinois (detail)
Pierre Martin/Boismenue House, Dupo, Illinois (detail)
Resource Typeimage
TitlePierre Martin/Boismenue House, Dupo, Illinois (detail)
Coverage / Yearc. 1790 to Present
DescriptionThe roof support system has diagonal wind braces, a characteristic that shows a transitional building style as the French culture in the area became "Americanized" following the end of the American Revolution.
Lesson Plans / ThemesFrench in Illinois; Settling in the Midwest
Learning Standards16 History;
Author or CreatorIllinois Heritage Association
Sourcebl/wh photo
Subject / KeywordsArchitecture; French Colonial Period; Vertical log construction; French Colonial District; Dupo, Illinois; Martin, Pierre; Cahokia, Illinois
Collection PublisherIllinois Heritage Association
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Resource IdentifierIHA00041
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