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Chesterfield in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Thornhill

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, July 31, 2021
1. Thornhill Marker
Inscription.  
Built between the years 1815-1820

The residence of Frederick Bates
1777 - 1825

Secretary of the Louisiana Territory
1807 - 1820

Second Governor of Missouri
1824-1825

Thornhill was donated to St. Louis County by Mr. and Mrs. Leicester B Faust - 1968
 
Erected 1983 by Missouri-Kansas Jurisdiction, Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
 
Location. 38° 40.072′ N, 90° 32.709′ W. Marker is in Chesterfield, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Thornill Estate, 0.2 miles Faust Park Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 Thornhill Estate, Chesterfield MO 63017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Smoke House (within shouting distance of this marker); Icehouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Miles A. Seed Carriage House (approx.
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By Thomas Smith, July 31, 2021
2. Thornhill Estate
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0.2 miles away); Alt School House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hoch House (approx. ¼ mile away); Mertz Log Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Conway House (approx. ¼ mile away); Sellenriek Barn (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesterfield.
 
Gravesite of Frederick Bates image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith
3. Gravesite of Frederick Bates
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 3, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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