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

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History of Carondelet

1818

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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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

1767

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

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

1870

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1873

Carondelet Historical Society

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

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1832

1861

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

1794

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