Visitors Guide to the
Louis Bolduc House

125 South Main Street
Sainte Genevieve, Missouri

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The Bolduc House was the first authentically restored historic structure in Sainte Genevieve. This outstanding example of French colonial architecture was constructed in 1792 by Louis Bolduc, a prosperous French Canadian lead miner, merchant, and planter, this house and museum is owned and operated by the Missouri Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Built in the post on sil manner where heavy oak timbers were set about six inches apart and mortared with plaster made from mud, Spanish moss, and animal hair. The house features an 18th century garden, a stockade fence, and a steep hip roof that spreads out on all four sides that covers an enclosed porch called a galerie.

Visiting the Bolduc House
Mondays through Thursdays: 10 am - 4 pm
     Fridays: 10 am - Dusk or 7 pm whichever comes first
     Saturdays: 10 am - 5 pm
     Sundays: 12 pm - 4 pm
     Closed New Years Eve, New Years Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas

$5 Adults and $2 Students

Location: The Louis Bolduc House is located in the downtown historic district of Sainte Genevieve.

GPS Coordinates
N  37°  58.714'
W 90°  02.576'

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