300 Years of the French in Old Mines Download Cover Request Review Copy Request Exam Copy

300 Years of the French in Old Mines

A Narrative History of the Oldest Village in Missouri

by Mark G. Boyer

Imprint: Wipf and Stock

248 Pages, 7.00 x 10.00 x 0.50 in

  • Paperback
  • 9781666723991
  • Published: July 2021

$28.00 / £21.00 / AU$39.00

Buy

Shipping Options

Buy

Buy

Buy

Purchasing options are not available in this country.

  • Hardcover
  • 9781666720143
  • Published: July 2021

$44.00 / £32.00 / AU$61.00

Buy

Shipping Options

Buy

Buy

Buy

Purchasing options are not available in this country.

  • eBook
  • 9781666720150
  • Published: July 2021

$28.00 / £21.00 / AU$39.00

Shipping Options

Buy

Buy

Buy

Purchasing options are not available in this country.

Other Retailers:

The village of Old Mines is the oldest settlement in the state of Missouri. Lead miners were in Old Mines as early as 1719. The founding of Old Mines in 1723 coincides with the land grant awarded to Philippe Francois Renault by French authorities on June 26, 1723, to mine lead. Thus, the oldest village in Missouri began as a mining town. In 2023, the village marks three hundred years of the French in Old Mines. This book narrates the history of people in remote Louisiana and how they have kept alive a French heritage of culture and customs. The history of Old Mines is tightly bound to the Catholic faith the French settlers brought with them, the parish they founded, and the church, schools, rectories, and convents they built. The decade of the 2020s is filled with over twenty anniversaries to be marked and celebrated in the oldest mining town in Missouri, itself marking its Bicentennial in 2021. This is not a scholarly writing of history; it is a thirty-chapter narrative, grounded in research, of the continual presence of the French in Old Mines for three hundred years.
X

Privacy Policy and Cookies

We have recently updated our Privacy Policy. This outlines how and why we collect, store and use your personal data when you use our website. Like most websites, we use cookies to improve our service and make your user experience better. See our updated Privacy Policy to find out more about cookies and how we use your data.

Okay, thanks