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Founders of Saint Louis, Missouri

In Commemoration

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
1. Founders of Saint Louis, Missouri Monument
Inscription.

Buried here are the remains of many men and women who were founders, on 14 February 1764, of the city of St. Louis, including

Nicolas Beaugeneau • Jean-Baptiste Bequette (blacksmith) • Jean-Baptiest Bequette (miller) • Margaret Bequette • Joseph Chancellier • Louis Chancellier • Auguste Chouteau • Jean Cote • Alexis Cotte • Francois Delin • Gabriel Dodier • Jean-Baptiste Gamache • Jean-Baptiste Herieux • Paul Kiercereau • Joseph Labrosse • Theodore Labrosse • Pierre LaClede • Julian Leroy • Joseph Mainville • Mrs. Joseph Mainville • Jean Baptiste Martigny • Alexis Picard • Antoine Villiere Pichet • Antoine Pothier • Louis Ride, Sr. • Antoine Riviere • Jean Salle • Roger Taillon • Joseph Michael Tayon

The Gamache Family and the Archdiocese of St. Louis have donated this monument to honor the founding men and women of the City of St. Louis. We wish to thank

M. Neil Moersch, Jenne Kostial and Sharon Kamprad for their unwavering and dedicated research and Monsignor Dennis Delaney, director of the Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, for his assistance and guidance.
 
Erected by Gamache Family and the Archdiocese of St. Louis.
 
Location. 38° 42.325′ N, 90° 14.122′ 
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
2. Founders of Saint Louis, Missouri Monument
W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Click for map. Monument is in Section 5 in Calvary Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5239 West Florissant Avenue, Saint Louis MO 63115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nimíipuu (Nez Perce) (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. James J. Toomey (approx. 0.3 miles away); Father Thomas Ambrose Butler (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rev. Constantine P. Smith (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rev. John C. Granville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rev. Ambrose J. Heim (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rev. A. [Aloys] V. Garthoeffner (approx. 0.3 miles away); Auguste Chouteau (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Also see . . .  A Brief History of St. Louis MO. (Submitted on December 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 874 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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