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The ‘congregation’ of Old St. Ferdinand Shrine has been in to existence since the year 1789. Majority part of the church, constructed in the year 1821, comprises of logs. It should be noted that just the front and exterior section consists of bricks. One would be glad to know that Old St. Ferdinand Shrine contains a ‘convent wing’ which was constructed in the year 1819. Original condition is still being maintained.
Old St. Ferdinand Shrine remains open only on weekends, i.e. on Saturdays and Sundays between 1300 and 1600 hrs.
Taille de Noyer
Plantation on the count of ‘Taille de Noyer’ started in the form of one of the Indian Trading Posts in the year 1790. Later on, it went on to become John Mullanphy’s, i.e. one amongst Missouri’s most noteworthy citizen’s hunting lodge. His descendants also enjoyed staying over here. Right now, it is serving as HQ for ‘Florissant Valley Historical Society.
This monument remains open only on Sundays between 1300 and 1700 hrs; that too, from 1st of March to 31st of December.
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