French History and Heritage Along the Mississippi River

Missouri’s oldest town, Ste. Genevieve, was settled on the west bank of the Mississippi River in the early 1700s. In 1764, St. Louis was established and named after a sainted French King. More than 200 years ago, Cape Girardeau began its evolution from a tiny trading post. From the historic architecture and lovely gardens to … Continue reading French History and Heritage Along the Mississippi River