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Vital St. Gemme Beauvais House I, 20 South Main Street, Sainte Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve County, MO

Vital St. Gemme Beauvais House I, 20 South Main Street, Sainte Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve County, MO

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Summary

Significance: This house is made of vertical cedar logs set directly in the ground one of just three surviving palisadoed houses (poteaux en terre). This distinctive creole type was the most widely used in the French period in Ste. Genevieve, a National Historic Landmark district.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-31
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: 177
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-134
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-177
Survey number: HABS MO-1121
Building/structure dates: 1785 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1894 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: ca. 1901 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: ca. 1936 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000892

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
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Location

Sainte Genevieve37.97792, -90.04283
Google Map of 37.9779181, -90.0428307
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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