North St. Louis County, Missouri

Historic & Walking Tours

Old Ferguson Walking Tour-East & West

Old Ferguson Walking Tour-East & West

110 Church St
Ferguson, MO 63135

fergusoncitywalk.com

General Daniel Bissell House

General Daniel Bissell House

10225 Bellefontaine Rd
Bellefontaine Neighbors, 63138
(314) 544-5714
www.stlouisco.com/ParksandRecreation/ParkPages/BissellHouse

The War of 1812 Exhibit is at the Bissell House. The War of 1812, is often referred to as the second American Revolution. On June 18, 1812, the US declared war on the British Empire. Reasons included trade restrictions, impressment of sailors and humiliations on the high seas. This was the first time the United States had declared war.

You can view an exhibit on the oft forgotten conflict at the Bissell House Museum and get a tour of this magnificent old house. The exhibit includes descriptive panels from the Museum of the U.S. Navy, General Daniel Bissell artifacts, including the field desk that he used during the war, and prints from the Company of Military Historians. The museum, at 10225 Bellefontaine Road, will be open from 10 AM to 3:30 PM every Friday or you can schedule a visit any other day by calling (314) 544-6224 or (314) 544-5714. Cost of the tour is $5 per person. Children are free.

Old Town Florissant Historic Walking Tour

601 rue St. Charles
Florissant, MO 63031
(314) 839-0033

http://florissantoldtown.com/wp/old-town-florissant/old-town-florissant-walking-tour/

Fort Belle Fontaine Park

Fort Belle Fontaine Park

13002 Bellefontaine Rd
Spanish Lake, MO 63138
(314) 615-7275
http://www.stlouisco.com/ParksandRecreation/ParkPages/FortBelleFontaine
http://bikeways.ridefinders.org/viewer.htm

Amenities: historic landmark, 3 mile limestone bike trail

A 3-mile limestone trail in North St. Louis County. The trail is located in historic Fort Belle Fontaine Park, a restored upland prairie and wetlands where Lewis and Clark once stayed.

 

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North County Incorporated

350B Village Square Drive
Hazelwood, Missouri 63042
phone: (314) 895-6241
email: nci@northcountyinc.com

 

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