Felix Valle House State Historic Site, Sainte Genevieve

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The Felix Vallé House State Historic Site is a state-owned historic preserve comprising the Felix Vallé House and other early 19th-century buildings in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. It is managed by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
The site offers tours of the Felix Vallé House, a Federal-style limestone structure built in 1818 by Jacob Phillipson, a Jewish merchant from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that in 1824 became the commercial outlet and home of Felix Vallé and Odile Pratte-Vallé. An authentically stocked mercantile store representing the firm of Menard & Vallé is on display. Other features of the house include original mantels and interior trim, early Empire furnishings, an exterior staircase leading to the second-floor bedrooms, and a garden with original brick and frame outbuildings.
The Bauvais-Amoureux House (1792), which is open seasonally, and the Dr. Benjamin Shaw House (1819) are also part of the historic site.
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  • The Felix Vallé House State Historic Site is an impressive visit. I Frequently visit historic sites and small towns west of the Mississippi. This site ranks high in quality. The little gift shop has.....  more »
  • Really nice glimpse into the past. The staff does a good job with the tours. You also get to see two other sites with your tickets. Good history of early Missouri.  more »
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  • Do you care about historical stuff? Well this is the place beautiful grounds well kept buildings. Very nice dedicated people. Well Worth stopping by.
  • If you like historical home it a must see plus store restaurant too
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