• Creator
  • Illinois Heritage Association
  • Created Date
  • 4-32-00
  • Description
  • Constructed 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. French in Illinois; Settling in the Midwest. 16 History; 17 Geography.
  • Format
  • IHA00028.jpg