Short historic tour

An easy tour of a few historic sites in Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve

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Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center
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Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center
Museum, Theater, Interpretive Center | Visitor or Interpretive Center

When you explore Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, stop by the Great River Road Welcome Center at the corner of Market and Main Streets. This historic river town has been welcoming travelers of all ages for more than 250 years, and we are well known for…

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New France - the OTHER Colonial America at the Bolduc House Museum
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New France - the OTHER Colonial America at the Bolduc House Museum
Museum, Theater, Interpretive Center | Museum

With the National Historic Landmark, Louis Bolduc House, as its centerpiece, New France - the Other Colonial America at the Bolduc House Museum tells the story of the French American community in the Missouri's first town and the bread-basket of…

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Felix Valle House State Historic Site
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Felix Valle House State Historic Site
Museum, Theater, Interpretive Center | Museum

The site features the Felix Valle House built in 1818 as an American-Federal style residence and mercantile store. Restored and furnished to reflect the 1830's,  the home today interprets the American influence on the French community following…

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Ste. Genevieve Catholic Church
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Ste. Genevieve Catholic Church
Local Point of Interest | Religious Site or Structure

The Catholic faith first came to the Ste. Genevieve area when Father Marquette came down the Mississippi in 1673.

The parish of Ste. Genevieve officially started in January of 1759.

 

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Guibourd-Valle House
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Guibourd-Valle House
Community | Historic Site or District

Built in 1806 by Jacques Guibourd, this poteaux sur-sol home features vertical log construction and an up-close look at one of the finest examples of French Norman roof trusses still remaining.  

From 1806 until 1971 this…

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1 Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center
2 New France - the OTHER Colonial America at the Bolduc House Museum
3 Felix Valle House State Historic Site
4 Ste. Genevieve Catholic Church
5 Guibourd-Valle House