De Mores State Historic Site

De Mores State Historic Site


Location:In and near the town of Medora.
Facilities:Visitor center, museum.
Special Features:Site interprets the life of wealthy French aristocrat, the Marquis de Mores, who arrived in North Dakota in 1883. The historic site comprises 3 parts: The Chateau de Mores is the 26-room house the Marquis built for his wife, which is now a museum containing may of its original elegant furnishings and personal effects; Chimney Park is the site of what was once his meat-packing plant, where all that remains is its brick chimney; and de Mores Memorial Park in downtown Medora features a statue of the Marquis.
Address:PO Box 106
Medora, ND 58645

Phone:701-623-4355
Web: www.state.nd.us/hist/chateau/chateau.htm
Size: 128 acres.

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