Founders of Saint Louis, Missouri

Founders of Saint Louis, Missouri (HM1660)

Location: St. Louis, MO 63145
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 42.325', W 90° 14.122'

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In Commemoration

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.
HM NumberHM1660
Placed ByGamache Family and the Archdiocese of St. Louis
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 6:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 740404 N 4287715
Decimal Degrees38.70541667, -90.23536667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 42.325', W 90° 14.122'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 42' 19.50" N, 90° 14' 7.32" W
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Area Code(s)314
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 900 Switzer Ave, St. Louis MO 63145, US
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