News Release 029
Birthday open house to be held Feb. 15 at Felix Valle House State Historic Site
Volume 37-029 (For Immediate Release)
Contact: Renee Bungart
JEFFERSON CITY, MO., JAN. 30, 2009 – Felix Vallé House State Historic Site in Ste. Genevieve will celebrate Felix Vallé’s birthday on Sunday, Feb. 15, with an open house featuring a lecture. Sponsored by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, the event will be held from noon until 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Bob Mueller, local historian, will present a program at 1 p.m. entitled “Tales of Romance in 18th Century Ste. Genevieve.” The program includes facts, tales and stories of love and marriage in historic Ste. Genevieve.
Felix Vallé, his wife Odile and their son occupied the home, which is now part of Felix Vallé House State Historic Site, for much of the 19th century.
Felix Vallé House State Historic Site is located at Second and Merchant streets in Ste. Genevieve. For more information about the event, contact the historic site directly at 573-883-7102 or the Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information about Missouri’s state parks and historic sites, visit the Web at www.mostateparks.com.