Frenchtown, St. Charles

North Second Street in St. Charles goes through an interesting neighborhood named Frenchtown, not to be confused with the area of the same name in St. Louis just south of downtown. This area was developed after the original French settlement,… Continue Reading


Augusta, St. Charles County

Starting out in the countryside near Augusta, Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church dates back to 1851. Its building is a wonderful example of a wood frame Gothic Revival church; I don’t know if I’ve ever seen a Catholic church that… Continue Reading