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  Laclede Chooses Site of St. Louis
Category:  St. Louis and the West
Brief Description:  Pierre Laclede and Auguste Chouteau chose the site for St. Louis in 1763. The site was chosen for its proximity to the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers, for its elevated location, and for the accessway from the land to the river.
Year:  1763
Decade:  1760 - 1769
Beginning Date:     Dec. 01, 1763
Ending Date:     Dec. 01, 1763

Cupples Station Complex



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