Annual Historical Events
Thornhill Open House
Chesterfield, MO
August 24 - August 25, 2019


Location: St. Louis County Faust Park, 15185 Olive Street, Chesterfield, MO

     March 30 - March 31, 2019
     Sunday, May 12, 2019
     May 18 - May 19, 2019
     June 29 - June 30, 2019
     August 24 - August 25, 2019

Times: 1 pm - 4 pm

Description: Visit the home of Missouri's second governor, Frederick Bates, and learn about his role in forming the state into what it is today. The house is partially furnished. Also open to tour are the 1820s and 1860s barns, the smokehouse, ice house, peach orchard and blacksmith shop. The estate also includes the family cemetery, burial site of the governor, his wife, Nancy, and two of their four children. The estate was later owned by Leicester and Mary Faust, who donated 98 acres including the Bates home, cemetery, and the outbuildings to the county leading to the creation of Faust Park in 1968.


For more information call 314-615-8328

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