Celebrating Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne, a pioneer missionary of the Society of the Sacred Heart, who came to St. Charles, Missouri, from France and founded the first free school west of the Mississippi in September 1818.

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Bronze bust by Sabra Tull Meyer

Bronze bust by Sabra Tull Meyer

Bronze bust by Sabra Tull Meyer was created in 2006, the year Philippine Duchesne was inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians.