“The promise of vast fortunes brought the Marquis de Morès to the fledgling settlement of Little Missouri, but murder and mayhem marked his arrival. In just six months he built a 26-room hunting cabin, founded the town of Medora (named for his wife), constructed an abattoir, and was charged with murder. Join us just a few paces SW of Medora to discover more about the town’s most controversial figure! At the Chateau you can…
-Trace the Marquis steps through the ruins of his abattoir at Chimney Park and enjoy a picnic in the shade of the cottonwood grove.
-Take in the statue and landscaped gardens of DeMorès Park in downtown.
-Wander among the 26 rooms of the romantic hunting cabin he built for his wife, Medora.
-Explore hundreds of items that belonged to the family.
-Uncover the origins of the town and the Marquis’ determination to build a cattle empire.
A visit to the Chateau is perfect for the historian in all of us.”