Chateau de Mores State Historic Site

Chateau de Mores State Historic Site
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Chateau de Mores State Historic Site
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“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.”

Business Phone Number:
701-623-4355
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Business Address:
PO Box 106
Medora, ND
ZIP Code:
58645

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