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1. French fur trader French fur trader Architecture; French Colonial Period; Fur trade; The trader wears a mix of European and Native American clothing, and carries his musket, hatchet, and a knife. Fur pelts are slung over his shoulder.

2. French Trade Bucket Bale/Ear French Trade Bucket Bale/Ear Fur trade; Bucket bale; French artifacts; Metalwork; Metallurgy; Explorers; Trade item; Kettles The diameter of the rim is 12.2 cm. The height of the bale ears is 5.7 cm. The bucket bale is made of iron. The bale ears are welded to the rim. The lower portion of the bucket would have been made out...

3. Three Liberty Dimes Three Liberty Dimes Pileus; Phrygian Cap; Liberty Cap; Coins; French Revolution; American Revolution; U.S. Mint; King Midas; Seated Liberty The 1864 dime has a wreath and says "United States of America." The other two coins just have the wreath. All three say "One Dime." The earliest dimes were called "dismes."

4. Amoureaux House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri Amoureaux House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri French Colonial Period; vertical log construction; French Colonial District; Ste. Genevieve, Missouri The Amoureaux House, built in 1785, is a French vernacular post in ground (poteaux-enterre) construction. It is one of three in Ste. Genevieve and only five in the U.S. In the bedroom, on the fireplace...

5. Bolduc House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri Bolduc House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri French Colonial District; French Colonial Period; Ste. Genevieve, Missouri; Vertical log construction; Bolduc, Louis The Bolduc House has a stockade or property fence (pieux debouts), typical of many French homes, which encloses its yard and backyard garden, as well as outbuildings. This provided security and kept domestic...

6. Church of the Holy Family, Cahokia Church of the Holy Family, Cahokia Churches; Architecture; French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; History; Cahokia, Illinois See individual images for descriptions.

7. Cahokia Village Cahokia Village French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; Agriculture; Cahokia, Illinois; Jarrot, Nicholas, 1764-1820; Winter Winter scene at Cahokia from a lithograph by J. S. Wild, published in 1841. Horses roam freely in the Commons. A couple in a sleigh are pulled by a horse. Another couple walks in the snow, the woman keeping...

8. Pierre Martin/Boismenue House, Dupo, Illinois Pierre Martin/Boismenue House, Dupo, Illinois Architecture; French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; Vertical log construction; Dupo, Illinois; Martin, Pierre; Cahokia, Illinois The vertical log construction of the Pierre Martin house was revealed when the exterior clapboard was removed. The vertical walnut timbers are anchored at top and bottom by wooden pegs, a technique called...

9. Fort de Chartres, Illinois Fort de Chartres, Illinois French Colonial District; Military history; Forts & fortifications; The third Fort de Chartres, a limestone structure with four bastions, was built by the French in the Illinois Country in 1753, replacing two earlier wooden structures.

10. French Colonial House French Colonial House French Colonial Period; Vertical log construction; French Colonial District; Chouteau, Pierre, 1789-1865; This one-story house shows the typical overhanging eaves and vertical log construction of French Colonial structures. A short fence encloses the property.

11. Sturbridge Commons, Massachusetts Sturbridge Commons, Massachusetts City planning; French Colonial Period; The commons, an open area of Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts, were laid out with buildings grouped around the edges.

12. Cahokia Courthouse Cahokia Courthouse Courthouses; French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; Vertical log construction; Cahokia, Illinois Images of Cahokia Courthouse from different angles

13. Pierre Martin/Boismenue House, Dupo, Illinois (detail) Pierre Martin/Boismenue House, Dupo, Illinois (detail) Architecture; French Colonial Period; Vertical log construction; French Colonial District; Dupo, Illinois; Martin, Pierre; Cahokia, Illinois The roof support system has diagonal wind braces, a characteristic that shows a transitional building style as the French culture in the area became "Americanized" following the end of the American Revolution....

14. Voyageur holding paddle Voyageur holding paddle Transportation; French Colonial Period; Fur trade; Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909; Voyageurs; Drawing by Frederic Remington of a voyageur holding his paddle, which is almost as tall as he is. His other hand is hooked onto his braided sash, which typically held pipes, pouches of tobacco, and other...

15. Voyageur Voyageur Transportation; French Colonial Period; Fur trade; Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909; Voyageurs; A drawing by Frederic Remington of a voyageur. A vest, leather footgear, and a jaunty cap with a tassel complete his outfit.

16. Guibourd-Valle House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri Guibourd-Valle House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri Architecture; French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; Vertical log construction; Ste. Genevieve, Missouri; Valle, Jean Baptiste, 1783-1837; Guibourd, Jacques Dubreuil The post-on-sill house has a gallery across the front that can be entered from either end. There are two entrances into the house from the gallery. The attic contains Norman truss work with huge oak beams....

17. ; Send her along; Envoyons de l'avant ; Send her along; Envoyons de l'avant Voyageurs; Music; Audio; French Colonial Period; Fur trade Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.

18. ; It's the Oars; C'est l'aviron ; It's the Oars; C'est l'aviron Voyageurs; Music; Audio; French Colonial Period; Fur trade Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.

19. ; Lark; Alouette ; Lark; Alouette Voyageurs; Music; Audio; French Colonial Period; Fur trade Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.

20. ; My Blackbird; Mon Merle ; My Blackbird; Mon Merle Voyageurs; Music; Audio; French Colonial Period; Fur trade Sung in French by the male Choir of the Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press). Used with permission.
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