Don Louis Lorimier / El Camino Real
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
Erected by the Missouri
Daughters of the American Revolution
A. D. 1917
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Hispanic Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1793.
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape Girardeau MO 63701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 29, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.