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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.
Photographed 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
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraHispanic AmericansSettlements & 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

Don Louis Lorimier Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
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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); George Drouillard (about 400 feet away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (about 400 feet away); 1925 (about 500 feet away); 1964 (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Girardeau.
 
El Camino Real Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, May 24, 2009
3. El Camino Real Marker
Back Side of Marker. Street side, on S. Spanish Street.
 
 
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.

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Aug. 17, 2022