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Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Old French House

 
 
Looking North/East - - Old French House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
1. Looking North/East - - Old French House Marker
Inscription. Home of French fur trader Michel Brouillet (1774-1838). French Creole cottage (built circa 1806) is typical of "posts-on-sill" construction technique used by French settlers in Mississippi Valley during eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Restoration 1974-1976. Located within Vincennes Historic District.
 
Erected 1995 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Old Northwest Corporation. (Marker Number 42.1995.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 40.999′ N, 87° 31.671′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is on North 1st Street north of Seminary Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 509 North 1st Street, Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chief Tecumseh (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Baty Place (about 500 feet away); " Let There Be Light " (about 600 feet away); Fort Knox, First Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Grouseland"
Looking North - - Old French House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
2. Looking North - - Old French House Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Indiana Territory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Millstones from Emison Mills (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sarah Knox Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vincennes.
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made FeaturesNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Obverse Side - - Old French House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
3. Obverse Side - - Old French House Marker
Other View - - Old French House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
4. Other View - - Old French House Marker
"Old French House & Indian Museum" - Sign image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
5. "Old French House & Indian Museum" - Sign
Long View - - Old French House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
6. Long View - - Old French House Marker
Marker can be seen at the right of the Old French House in the photo.
Other View - - Old French House image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
7. Other View - - Old French House
Front of Old French House image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
8. Front of Old French House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 774 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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