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  Carondelet is founded
Category:  Planning and Development
Brief Description:  Former French naval officer Clement Delor de Treget founded Carondelet south of St. Louis near the mouth of the River des Peres. The settlement is originally called DelorĀ“s Village. The name is later changed to Louisbourg, and later still to Carondelet. St. Louisans commonly referred to the neighboring village as "Vide Poche" because of its inability to produce enough food for its own residents. (Primm, 16, 61)
Year:  1767
Decade:  1760 - 1769
Beginning Date:    1767
Ending Date:    1767

de Carondelet, Baron Francoise Louise Hector
Delor de Treget, Clement

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