Saint Louis: The Story of Catholic Evangelization of America’s Heartland
Volume One: From Canoe to Cathedral
Episode 37: Saint Louis Grows into a Midwest City

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Events of 1818: arrival of Du Bourg, Saint Louis College founded, Christian Brothers establish Sainte Genevieve Academy, Vincentians establish Saint Mary’s of the Barrens in Perryville, Father Nerinckx recruits in Europe

North Saint Louis

Bremen, Missouri

Lowell, Missouri

Mayor William Carr Lane: Saint George

The Junto

Jacques Clamorgan

Rufus Easton

Julia Soulard

Sophie Chouteau

Joseph Papin

Eric Sandweiss, Saint Louis: The Evolution of an American Urban Landscape, 2001

Thomas Allen