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Vital St. Gemme Beauvais House I, 20 South Main Street, Sainte Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve County, MO



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Historic American Buildings Surveym Theodore Lavack, Photographer

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Exterior

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View Of North Side Of House

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West Front From Southwest

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West Front With Scale Rod (see Third Post In From Right)

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West Front

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East Rear

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Detail View In Cellar Showing Vertical Logs And Floor Beams, Measuring Tape In View

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Detail In Cellar Passageway Showing Vertical Log

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Detail In Cellar Passageway Of Vertical Log With Tape Measure

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General View In Center (living) Room From South, First Floor

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General View In South (dining) Room From North, First Floor


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Location
20 South Main Street, Sainte%252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252BGenevieve, MO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-1121
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (177; FN-134; FN-177; FN-31).
Building/structure dates: 1785 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1894 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1901 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1936 subsequent work
National Register Number: 66000892
Significance: This house is made of vertical cedar logs set directly in the ground--one of just three surviving palisadoed houses (poteaux en terre). This distinctive creole type was the most widely used in the French period in Ste. Genevieve, a National Historic Landmark district.

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Houses


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Surveym Theodore LaVack, Photographer. November, 1936.
2. EXTERIOR
3. VIEW OF NORTH SIDE OF HOUSE
4. WEST FRONT FROM SOUTHWEST
5. WEST FRONT WITH SCALE ROD (SEE THIRD POST IN FROM RIGHT)
6. WEST FRONT
7. EAST REAR
8. DETAIL VIEW IN CELLAR SHOWING VERTICAL LOGS AND FLOOR BEAMS, MEASURING TAPE IN VIEW
9. DETAIL IN CELLAR PASSAGEWAY SHOWING VERTICAL LOG
10. DETAIL IN CELLAR PASSAGEWAY OF VERTICAL LOG WITH TAPE MEASURE
11. GENERAL VIEW IN CENTER (LIVING) ROOM FROM SOUTH, FIRST FLOOR
12. GENERAL VIEW IN SOUTH (DINING) ROOM FROM NORTH, FIRST FLOOR


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