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Historical Marker:

Home of Pierre Menard


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Location:
The marker is located in front of the house, which is at 4230 Kaskaskia Street (CR 6), west of Ellis Grove, which is about six miles north of Chester. The house is below the Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site.
Latitude:
37.9612
Longitude:
-89.9068
Dedication Date:
01/01/1937
Dedication By:
The State of Illinois

Marker Description:
This home was built about 1800 by Pierre Menard (1766-1844), presiding officer of the Illinois Territorial Legislature and first Lieutenant Governor. The building is of French Colonial Architecture. The kitchen contains the original fireplace and water basin, and a restored bake oven. The original smokehouse stands at the rear.
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