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Bauvais-Amoureux House

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The French settled the Illinois country bringing unique agriculture and architecture

The Bauvais-Amoureux house is a well preserved example of a poteaux-en-terre or post in ground... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
ccksmra
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Harlan, Iowa
Poteaux-en-terre

Another must-see while in Ste Gen. This is one of three poteaux-en-terre homes remaining in town... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
DandLtravel
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Burbank, California
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327 St Marys Rd Ste. Genevieve, MO, Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This house is one of poteaux-en-terre homes that still remain in Ste Genevieve. It should be wonderful if we could visit this house but we were too early so we didn't wait as we still have a long journey down south.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

The Bauvais-Amoureux house is a well preserved example of a poteaux-en-terre or post in ground built home in New France along the Mississippi river. Timbers placed vertically in directory contact with the ground are found to in only five places in America, three in St...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Another must-see while in Ste Gen. This is one of three poteaux-en-terre homes remaining in town and the displays give a wonderful overview of the architecture. Loved being able to see under the house, too.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

this incredibly interesting house focuses on the unusual architecture to be found in this area of the country. The unusual vertical cedar post and poteaux-en-terre method of construction is what makes the place stand out. Parts of the walls are "deconstructed" so you can see...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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