History & Culture


Home to an international community centered in a region that many sought to control, Ste. Genevieve is rich with history. Explore the links below to learn more about some of the notable people, places, and achievements of this French colonial town.

Portrait of five members of the Arapaho Nation in traditional clothing and two men in suits.

Learn more about the people that are tied to the history of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri.

Wooden house with a white wall under a covered front porch.

Explore three of the historic properties part of Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park and others around town.

Two pecan trees surrounded by growing corn.

Delve into the culture and traditions of the Illinois Country.

Last updated: April 27, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park
339 St. Marys Road

Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670



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