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About Historic Florissant

What is Historic Florissant, Inc.?

HFI is a not-for-profit corporation formed in 1969 to meet the need for a local group with broad preservation interest and capable of responding quickly to protect and preserve landmark structures.


About Historic Florissant
Historic Florissant, Missouri


Historic Florissant has a limited membership, operating under by-laws which provide that it is not organized for profit and that no dividends shall ever be shared by its members who are responsible for establishing and implementing its policies and programs. In the event of the dissolution of the corporation, its assets must be given to a similar organization exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

While its membership is limited, Historic Florissant has always considered anyone interested in its purposes and willing to work to achieve its goals as one of its constituents.

Friends of Historic Florissant, through their donations, contribute to the financial needs of the organization and participate in planned activities.

What does Historic Florissant do?

Historic Florissant, MissouriHFI has worked with the city of Florissant and the State Preservation Office to study and survey the cultural resources of the city. It maintains a Resource Center to house research documents for the area and information on technical services relating to preservation, restoration and recycling of buildings.

HFI provides an opportunity for the community to better understand its heritage through tours and special events and actively participates in preservation activities on the local, state and national level working to preserve landmarks, neighborhoods and historic districts.


The Gittemeier House is available for small showers, small weddings, card parties, book clubs, bunko parties, birthday parties, anniversary parties, photographers and other gatherings.
Contact 314-565-1468 for details.



Did you know if your last name is:

Gittemier, Gettemeier, Keeven, Behlmann, Moellering, Spring, Stroer, Nick, Timme, Gray, Greueloh, Vierdag, Hurt, Boos, Kohnen, Stratman, Otten, Meyer, Burcke, Hartman, Winter you are a descendant of Franz Gittemeier? This family tree was created by members of the Gettemeier family and may help you make connections.


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Historic Florissant
Gittemeier House ~ 1067 Dunn Road ~ Florissant, MO 63031
phone: 314-565-1468 ~ email: historicflo@aol.com

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