A wide variety of topics were covered at the annul Ste.
Genevieve History Conference on Saturday.
Mark W. Kelly spoke on the divorce case of Andrew Henry v. Marie Villars, while Dr. Brad Lookingbill spoke on “Native Ground: The First People of Missouri before Statehood.”
After lunch, Charlotte Young Slinkard gave “Meet the Girardeaus,” while Dr. Robert Moore’s “Courage and Cannonballs” looked at the Battle of Fort San Carlos.
Local historian Bob Mueller then spoke on Jacues Guibourd, whose home still stands on Fourth Street.