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Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Don Louis Lorimier / El Camino Real

 
 
Don Louis Lorimier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, May 24, 2009
1. Don Louis Lorimier Marker
This side of the marker can be viewed from parking lot of Old St. Vincent's Church.
Inscription.
Don Louis Lorimier
On this site stood the home of Don Louis Lorimier first commandant of the Spanish Military Post established here in 1793

Erected by the Nancy Hunter Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1917

El Camino Real
New Madrid Cape Girardeau
Ste. Geneviene
St. Louis

Erected by the Missouri Daughters of the American Revolution A. D. 1917
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 37° 18.028′ N, 89° 31.194′ W. Marker is in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, in Cape Girardeau County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Spanish Street (Missouri Route 177) and William Street, on the right when traveling north on S. Spanish Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape Girardeau MO 63701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old St. Vincent's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Cape La Croix Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); The Red House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Red House Interpretive Center (about 400 feet away);

Don Louis Lorimier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, May 24, 2009
2. Don Louis Lorimier Marker
This side of the marker can be viewed from parking lot of Old St. Vincent's Church.
George Drouillard (about 400 feet away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (about 400 feet away); Champion Beech Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); River Commerce (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Cape Girardeau.
 
Categories. Colonial EraHispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
El Camino Real Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, May 24, 2009
3. El Camino Real Marker
Back Side of Marker. Street side, on S. Spanish Street.
 
 
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