Candlelight Tours of Thornhill

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.

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Latitude: 38.666278 Longitude: -90.544419 Elevation: 620 ft
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Lori Ritchey

Event Dates

12/9/2016 – 12/10/2016

Admission Fee (if any)

$8 per person, Credit Cards accepted in advance only.

Ages Festival is Appropriate For


Accessibility Notes

The house is wheelchair accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

Service animals are welcome. All other animals are not allowed.

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