Historical Society volunteers, Connie Krauss, Dorothy Ernst, Jean Hilmer, Vicki Egan, and Mary Kay Gladbach are happy to finish taking down the Christmas decorations after another successful Christmas luncheon fundraiser.
Our annual Bouillion Party on January 28 was a tremendous success with over 50 people in attendance! This is the largest attendance we have ever had for this annual event at Taille de Noyer. Attendees enjoy delicious traditional French bouillion soup, tours of historic Taille de Noyer, and live music from the Buchanon Brothers.
The McDavid, Klamer and Dowkontt families held their annual Thanksgiving gathering at Taille de Noyer this November, a tradition they have celebrated at Taille de Noyer for the past decade. There were 18 people this year including resident care-taker Robert Boesing. Taille de Noyer is open to the public to rent for parties and special events.
Welcome to our two new FVHS Advisory Board Members - June Shurtz and Danyela Harting. June has been a Life Member of the Society since 1981 and her friend, Danyela is a new member. We are delighted to have them as members of the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board meets 4 times a year and helps with the planning of events and the care of Taille de Noyer. If you are interested in joining the Advisory Board please call Mary Kay Gladbach (314) 409-9478 or Joe McDavid (314) 307-7222.
We celebrated the Historical Society's 59th birthday on Saturday, July 22 at Taille de Noyer with a picnic lunch. Festivities began at noon with lunch and were followed by a visit from Betsy Ross in celebration of our country's birthday.
by Christine Kiel On May 29, 2017, thirty-five descendants of John Mullanphy had an opportunity to visit Taille de Noyer. For one of those individuals, Alicia Cooke Salter, it was a homecoming. Alicia, who is British by birth, lived off and on at Taille during the summer months between 1940 and 1943 when she was aged five through eight. Alicia is a great-great-great granddaughter of John Mullanphy. In 1905 Alicia Chambers, daughter of Mary Delphine and Joseph L. Chambers, married a British Army [...]