• Creator
  • Illinois Heritage Association
  • Created Date
  • 6-27-00
  • Description
  • This one-story house shows the typical overhanging eaves and vertical log construction of French Colonial structures. A short fence encloses the property. This drawing is from the collection of Pierre Chouteau, Commandant of Fort Carondelet, and brother of Auguste Chouteau. Pierre Chouteau was the son of Jean Pierre Chouteau, 1758-1849 (who also went by the name Pierre). The Chouteau family were prominant fur traders. Auguste Chouteau (also kn... more
    This one-story house shows the typical overhanging eaves and vertical log construction of French Colonial structures. A short fence encloses the property. This drawing is from the collection of Pierre Chouteau, Commandant of Fort Carondelet, and brother of Auguste Chouteau. Pierre Chouteau was the son of Jean Pierre Chouteau, 1758-1849 (who also went by the name Pierre). The Chouteau family were prominant fur traders. Auguste Chouteau (also known as Rene Auguste) founded St. Louis with his stepfather, Pierre Laclede, in 1764. French in Illinois; Settling in the Midwest. 16 History; 17 Geography; 18 Social systems. less
  • Format
  • IHA00003.jpg