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Historical Marker:

Pensoneau-Caillot Pioneer House


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Location:
The marker is located in the eastern side of East St. Louis in an area south of I-64 and east of I-255, in a large yard in front of 8105-07 Church Street, on the north side of the street.
Latitude:
38.6004
Longitude:
-90.0623
Dedication Date:
01/01/1965
Dedication By:
Katherine and Frank Wynn Seineke and The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
Located in the heart of Petit Village Francois, this house was built by Laurent Etienne Pensoneau in 1818. He was the son of Etienne Pensoneau who built the first official St. Clair County Courthouse in 1817. Laurent's bride was a descendant of Jean Baptiste Saucier, the designer of the second Fort de Chartres.
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