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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Reenactment Location Change

Sep 05, 2018

**Please note the location change of the Reenactment below due to the weather forecast predicting heavy rainfall this Friday, Sept. 7.

Duchesne High School
2550 Elm Street
St. Charles, 63301


Friday, September 7, 2018

  • 9:00 a.m to 10:15 a.m. Strolling historical characters, period demonstrations, entertainment
  • 10:30 a.m Welcome, remarks and reenactment of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne’s arrival

This event is sponsored by the Academy of the Sacred Heart and Duchesne High School.

Please direct questions to reenactment@ash1818.org.