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1. Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site Cahokia, Illinois; Burial mounds; Archaeology; Web site about the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site.

2. The Coureur de Bois and the Indian The Coureur de Bois and the Indian fur trade; Indians of North America; Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909; A fur trader stands by a birch bark canoe and shakes the hand of an Indian. A second fur trader is seated in the canoe.

3. 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...

4. 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.

5. 18372--Illinois River and Valley from Starved Rock, New State Park, Ill. 18372--Illinois River and Valley from Starved Rock, New State Park, Ill. Illinois River; Starved Rock State Park, Illinois; Kaskaskia Indians; Marquette, Pere Jacques, 1636-1675; Joliet, Louis, 1645-1700; Indians of North America Black and white stereograph slide showing the Illinois River.

6. 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...

7. Illinois in 1837 Illinois in 1837 Illinois; Champaign County, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Farming; Rivers; Construction; Travel Illinois in 1837 : a sketch descriptive of the situation, boundaries, face of the country, prominent districts, prairies, rivers, minerals, animals, agricultural productions, public lands, plans of internal...

8. ; 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.

9. ; 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.

10. ; 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.

11. ; 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.

12. ; A-rolling my ball; En roulant ma boule ; A-rolling my ball; En roulant ma boule 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.

13. ; On the Way to Paris; Passant par Paris ; On the Way to Paris; Passant par Paris 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.

14. Pierre Menard Home, Ellis Grove, Illinois Pierre Menard Home, Ellis Grove, Illinois Architecture; French Colonial District; Vertical log construction; Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844 Collection of views of the Pierre Menard Home.

15. 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...

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

17. 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.

18. 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...

19. Map of Marquette and Jolliet Route Map of Marquette and Jolliet Route Discovery & exploration; French Colonial District; French Colonial Period; Missionaries; Marquette, Pere Jacques, 1636-1675; Joliet, Louis, 1645-1700 Pierre Marquette and Louis Jolliet successfully located the Mississippi River and traveled down it in two birch bark canoes, accompanied by five voyageurs. On the return trip they chose the Illinois River...

20. Landscape with Birch Trees Landscape with Birch Trees Transportation; French Colonial Period; Fur trade; Voyageurs; Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909 Drawing by Frederic Remington. Paper birch trees grow well in the cool climate of the upper Great Lakes. The bark, which peels off in large sheets, can be used to make canoes.
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