Welcome to the

Carondelet Historic Center!

Come to the home of the Carondelet Historical Society! Our building and museum is the site of Susan Blow's Des Peres School, founded in 1873 as the first publicly funded Kindergarten in the United States!



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Please join us on Sunday, April 26th for the Carondelet Historical Society's General Membership Meeting. There will be a number of year-end reviews and reports (the Society's fiscal year ends 4/31) as well as an election for four positions on the CHS Board of Directors.

After the Membership Meeting, St. Louis historian and CHS board member Esley Hamilton will be giving a special presentation entitled ‚ÄčHistoric Buildings of the Carondelet Commons South of the River Des Peres.

All friends and members are welcome to attend both the meeting and the presentation; only members are eligible to vote on Society business.
Refreshments will be served. There will also be a drawing for attendance prizes at the conclusion of the day's events.

-Sunday, April 26th:  1:30 pm in the Meeting Room.





General Membership Meeting

& Special Presentation

by Esley Hamilton