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By John A. Wright Sr.

the 1st civil executive in Florissant used to be confirmed in 1786, 3 years ahead of the us followed its structure and George Washington used to be elected the country's first president. French farmers and fur trappers seemed upon the land and known as it the "Valle Fleurissant"-which is to claim, "the flowering or fertile valley." The neighborhood remained small until eventually after international conflict II. among 1950 and 1980, the inhabitants grew from 3,737 to 76,754. this present day the group strives to maintain its proud historical past and construct at the power of its different inhabitants. The ancient pictures during this ebook illustrate the city's founding and improvement, from the 1st French settlers to the publish global warfare II construction increase to the intriguing new urban of today.

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