North St. Louis County, Missouri

Historical Treasures

Gittemeier House

Gittemeier House

1067 Dunn Rd
Florissant, 63031
(314) 921-7055
historicflorissant.com

Calvary Cemetery

5239 West Florissant Ave.
St. Louis County, 63136
(314) 381-1313

http://archstl.org/cemeteries/content/view/91/233/

Bellefontaine Cemetery

4947 West Florissant Ave.
St. Lous County, 63136
(314) 381-0750
bellefontainecemetery.org

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/

St. Vincent Park Trail

St. Vincent Park Trail

TRAIL INFORMATION
Length: 1.2 miles
Surface: Asphalt
Best for: Biking, Walking, Running
Parking: Yes
Restrooms: Yes

www.greatriversgreenway.org/trails/st-vincent-park-trail-12-miles.aspx

About the St. Vincent Park Trail on St. Vincent Greenway
The St. Vincent Park trail provides a beautiful shady ride through the lush grounds of St. Vincent Park, which offers athletic fields, a community center and pool and a playground. This trail features a dramatic 200′ boardwalk adjacent to Engelholm Creek.

At the parking lot at the end of the road, users may follow the trail to the right, which will take them back to the park entrance road, or to the left, which leads through the park and the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) campus, ending near the North Hanley MetroLink station. The trail through the UMSL campus extends 4.3 miles.

Additional connectivity is available on the UMSL campus to the Ted Jones Trail, which extends 2.2 miles into Old Town Ferguson.

Status
Complete.

Partners
St. Louis County Parks, City of Normandy

Old Chain of Rocks Bridge

Old Chain of Rocks Bridge

Riverview, MO to Madison County in Granite City, IL
(314) 416-9930
www.greatriversgreenway.org/projects/old-chain-of-rocks-bridge.aspx

1-mile concrete trail from Riverview, MO. to Madison County in Granite City, Ill. This retired bridge provides one of three bicycle-accessible connections between Missouri and Illinois by linking the St. Louis Riverfront and MCT Confluence Trails.

Since 2002, Great Rivers Greenway has provided funds to Trailnet, Inc. to make possible year-round public access to the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, an important one mile bicycle and pedestrian link between Missouri and Illinois. The district also provided funds for necessary structural repairs to the bridge in 2004, and for the construction of restrooms and signage in 2005.

Columbia Bottom Conservation Area

Columbia Bottom Conservation Area

Riverview, MO
(314) 877-6019
mdc.mo.gov/regions/st-louis/columbia-bottom

This trail features views of the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. The River’s Edge Hiking Trail is a 3-mile long dirt trail and the Confluence Multi-Use (Hike/Bike) Trail is a 4.75-mile asphalt trail.  A breathtaking view of the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers from the observation deck awaits trailgoers.

Brookes Park

Brookes Park

Brookes Dr.
Hazelwood, MO
(314) 731-0980
www.hazelwoodmo.org

Athletic fields, accessible comfort station, accessible picnic pavilion, picnic site, accessible playground

Includes historic Old Elm Grove School, Stuart-Utz House, and the Knobbe House

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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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