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Louis Bolduc House, 123 South Main Street, Sainte Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve County, MO



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Item Title


Location
123 South Main Street, Sainte Genevieve, MO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-1105
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (136; 174; FN-136; FN-174).
Building/structure dates: 1740 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1785
National Register Number: 69000305
Significance: This is one of the largest, best known examples of vertical log construction in Ste. Genevieve. Restored in the 1950s to its original form, it preserves the character of creole architecture. Some of the upright members are exposed and visible on the exterior, while the interior is furnished with French colonial furniture.

Subjects
Houses
Historic House Museums


Related Names
Bolduc, Peter


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Theodore LaVack, Photographer. November, 1936.
2. Historic American Buildings Survey, Theodore LaVack, Photographer. November, 1936.
3. GALLERY ON SIDE AND FRONT (UNDATED)
4. NORTHWEST SIDE SHOWING STONE APPENTIS (UNDATED)
5. NORTHWEST SIDE SHOWING STONE APPENTIS (UNDATED)
6. GARDEN IN REAR, LOOKING TOWARD HOUSE (1934)
7. REAR (1934)
8. DETAIL OF BACK GALLERY CORNER (1934)
9. SIDE AND FRONT (1937)
10. EXTERIOR
11. REAR
12. DETAIL OF GALLERY
13. HALLWAY
14. HALLWAY, DETAIL OF WALL
15. HALLWAY, WITH TWO DOORWAYS
16. NORTH BEDROOM
17. SOUTH ROOM, DETAIL OF FIREPLACE
18. SOUTH ROOM, DETAIL OF CEILING
19. SOUTH ROOM, DETAIL OF CEILING
20. KITCHEN, DETAIL OF FIREPLACE
21. KITCHEN
22. DETAIL OF ORIGINAL DOOR
23. DETAIL OF ORIGINAL DOOR
24. GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST SHOWING RELATION OF BOLDUC HOUSE ON LEFT TO THE JEAN BAPTISTE VALLE HOUSE, SECOND HOUSE TO RIGHT OF BOLDUC HOUSE
25. EAST FRONT FROM SOUTHEAST; WALLS ARE HEAVY OAK TIMBERS SET ABOUT SIX INCHES APART ON A STONE FOUNDATION; AREAS BETWEEN THE POSTS ARE NOGGED WITH CLAY AND CHOPPED STRAW (BOUZILLAGE).
26. EAST FRONT FROM NORTHEAST
27. EAST FRONT (SEE SCALE ROD TO EAST OF FRONT GATE)
28. EAST FRONT
29. WEST REAR FROM SOUTHWEST
30. WEST REAR; KITCHEN IS ON LEFT
31. WEST (REAR) GALERIE FROM SOUTH, LOOKING TOWARDS KITCHEN
32. SOUTH (LARGE) ROOM FROM SOUTHEAST
33. NORTH ROOM (BEDROOM), NORTH WALL
34. DETAIL IN ATTIC SHOWING NORMAN TRUSS SYSTEM MADE OF OAK BEAMS
35. DETAIL IN ATTIC SHOWING BASE OF TRUSS SYSTEM, EAST SIDE OF HOUSE
GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST SHOWING RELATION OF BOLDUC HOUSE ON LEFT TO THE JEAN BAPTISTE VALLE HOUSE, SECOND HOUSE TO RIGHT OF BOLDUC HOUSE
EAST FRONT (SEE SCALE ROD TO EAST OF FRONT GATE)


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