St. Laurent

City of St. Laurent Birth of the village, 1702 – 1890 Among all the villages dating back to Nouvelle-France, St-Laurent is the only one on the Island of Montreal to have sprung up inland, away from water.  Its unique location, […]


The History of Ste. Genevieve Mo. Perched on the west bank of the Mississippi River, the village of Ste. Genevieve was settled in the late 1740’s about two miles south of its present location.  The village was one of several […]


Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site Ellis Grove, Illinois Fort Kaskaskia is situated on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River and offers scenic views of the American Bottoms, the confluence of the Mississippi and Kaskaskia rivers, and the site of the […]