Come experience the beauty of a holiday at Thornhill, the home of Governor and Mrs. Frederick Bates located in Faust Park. The customs of the 1820s will surround guests on this self-guided tour through the festively adorned rooms with historically dressed docents in attendance.
The house is open on Friday from 6-9pm and on Saturday from 5-9pm.
Thornhill is the oldest standing governor's house in Missouri. Dating to circa 1819, it was the home of Frederick Bates (the second governor of Missouri) and his family.