Annual Historical Events
Thornhill Open House
Chesterfield, MO
 
PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
April, 2019

EVENT DETAILS:

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

Dates:
     April 28 - April 29, 2018
     Sunday, May 13, 2018
     May 19 - May 20, 2018
     June 23 - June 24, 2018
     August 25 - August 26, 2018

Times: 1 pm - 5 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.

Free

For more information call 314-615-8328

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