When was Ste. Geneviève National Historical Park established?
Sainte Geneviève National Historical Park was authorized in 2018 as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, and was established in October 2020. Find out more about the development of the park on the management page.
What is currently being offered at the park?
The gardens at the Jean-Baptiste Vallé House are open and the Amoureux House is open on a limited basis. Please check the calendar page to see what ranger guided programs are currently scheduled.
When was the town founded?
By 1750, the town of Ste. Geneviève had been established. The old town of Ste. Geneviève was originally located three miles southeast of its present day location. In 1785, the new town of Ste. Geneviève was formed on higher grounds northwest of it's old location after many encounters with high floods from the Mississippi River.
Last updated: April 14, 2021