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
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. Touch 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);
Categories. • Colonial Era • Hispanic Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 29, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 606 times since then and 9 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.