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As space is limited, this program is for Les-Amis members and their guests. Membership is open to all interested persons.

September 22, 2018

Fall History Conference

Presented By:

Foundation for Restoration of Ste. Genevieve
"Preserving America's French Colonial History"


The Foundation's Fall History Conference is held each September in historic Ste. Genevieve and features speaker presentations highlighting people and events which influenced the early founding of Ste. Genevieve and the Upper Louisiana Territory.
The Foundation for Restoration of Ste. Genevieve's history conference will begin the evening of Friday, September 21st, with a complimentary reception. The formal conference will be held from 9:00AM to 4:00PM on Saturday, September 22, 2018.

Here are the speakers and topics in the order of their appearances for this year's Conference.

Morning Session
Dr. Margaret Brown - "Sentenced to the Illinois-Lives of Some Deported Convicts"
Bob Priddy - "Let He Who is Without a Quarry Throw the First Stone - Rebuilding the MO Capital"
Dr. Carl Ekberg - "Marie-Claire Catoire: A Remarkable Parisian in Colonial Ste. Genevieve"

Lunch time speakers:
Sandra Cabot - "Update on the Ste. Genevieve National Park"
Bob Priddy - "Center for Missouri Studies and the Missouri Bicentennial"

Afternoon Session
Dr. David MacDonald - "Cannons at Ste. Genevieve"
Don Strand - "Suzette and the Above-Ground Railroad"
Jim Baker - "From Missouri to West Point:Native Sons of Upper Louisiana"

For the registration form for this year's conference go to:

Event price:

$50 per person ($45 for Foundation members)