Before St. Philippine Duchesne arrived in Florissant. The Missouri pioneer days had already begun
1764: Florissant is settled around this time
1770: Florissant, MO resides in the Louisiana Territory under Spanish Rule, but mostly settled by the French. Farms and fur traders are the main businesses
1786: Florissant officially establishes a civil government, officially called St. Ferdinand
1789: St. Ferdinand Parish is established and log church near St. Denis St and Graham Rd.
1804: Louisiana Territory moves to US territory
Baptismal font from original church