Category Archives: St. Charles History Talks

St. Charles in World War I

Join Robert Brown, Editor of the St. Charles County Historical Society’s journal, the Heritage, as he shares the history during World War I in St. Charles. A discussion will follow. Please join us for this interesting evening on July 20, 2017 at the First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site at 200 S. Main Street in St. Charles.


Louis Blanchette, Founder of St. Charles

The Friends of Missouri’s First State Capitol announces their new Speaker Series to be on the Third Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at the First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site on topics relevant to our city called “St. Charles History Talks”. These talks will feature different historians who will speak on interesting topics such as Civil War, our German Heritage, or the history of the First State Capitol itself. 

Our next program on May 18, 2017 at 7pm in the Peck Brothers Mercantile for St. Charles History Talks will be Dr. Steve Dasovich who will talk about “Louis Blanchette”  and who is sure to lead a lively discussion afterwards!  Please join us everyone!  We ask for a $10 donation at the door for our new Friends Group! 

Each month will feature interesting speakers!

June 15 “Missouri’s First Governor’s:  Four men, Five years, making history” by the First Missouri State Capitol Site Director Victoria Cosner.

The Friends ask for a $10 donation at the door and ask if you have questions  please call 636-221-1524.