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Menard, Pierre, House

Ellis Grove, Illinois
County of Randolph.
Fort Kaskaskia State Park, Ellis Grove vicinity
National Register Number: 70000245
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2006.
Congressional District: IL-12 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Museum in State Park; http://www.state.il.us/HPA/Sites/PierreMenard.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - April 15, 1970):
Built c. 1802, this was the residence of Pierre Menard, a successful trader who was active in State politics. Menard used the stone basement of this French Colonial raised cottage to store his trade goods.

Condition:
There are no threats to the landmark at this time.

There have been no changes since the last report (2004).


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