Old French House
Location: 509 N. 1st Street, north of Seminary Street intersection, Vincennes. (Knox County, Indiana)
Erected 1995 Indiana Historical Bureau and Old Northwest Corporation
ID# : 42.1995.1
Home of French fur trader Michel Brouillet (1774-1838). French Creole cottage (built circa 1806) is typical of "posts-on-sill" construction technique used by French settlers in Mississippi Valley during eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Restoration 1974-1976. Located within Vincennes Historic District.
Buildings and Architecture, Early Settlement and Exploration