Carondelet Historical Society

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History of Carondelet

6303 Michigan Avenue

​St. Louis, MO 63111

Susan Blow opens the new Des Peres School with the first publicly funded Kindergarten in the United States

1832

1870

1861

Clement Delor de Treget establishes a village south of St. Louis

James Eads constructs a number of ironclads which are crucial to the Union Naval force. One of the ironclads is named the U.S.S. Carondelet

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Eiler's survey establishes the boundaries of Carondelet and it is incorporated as a town

1873

On April 7, the City of Carondelet is annexed by the City of St. Louis

Carondelet sells 1,800 acres of land to the United States Government for $5. The land eventually becomes Jefferson Barracks

The St. Louis cholera epidemic bypasses Carondelet and many wealthier St. Louisans move south to Carondelet

1826

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Carondelet Historical Society

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1794

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First Carondelet Church, Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St. Joseph of the Angels, was built

Delor's Village is officially called "Carondelet" taking its name from the governor of the Louisiana Territory