Annual Historical Events
Thornhill Open House
Chesterfield, MO
August 26 - August 27, 2017


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

     March 25 - March 26, 2017
     May 13 - May 14, 2017
     June 24 - June 25, 2017
     August 26 - August 27, 2017

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.


For more information call 314-615-8328

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