Downtown St. Charles, Missouri, is a historic area that has restored many of their original shops and homes. Founded circa 1769 as Les Petites Côtes, or “The Little Hills” in French, by Louis Blanchette, a French-Canadian fur trader, when the area was nominally ruled by Spain following the Seven Years’ War, St. Charles is the third-oldest city in Missouri. ForContinue reading “Old St. Charles”
Old Town St. Charles, MO is a very well done restoration of a business district. Not only can you shop on Main Street but explore little alleys like this. This is a 3 shot HDR photo.
The river town of St. Charles has revitalized their downtown by refurbishing their old buildings. Now they have many great restaurants, wineries, antique shops and much more. Here is one of their old buildings restored into a gift shop.