- Missouri's only historic-registered 19th century house that has a doctor's office inside.
- Built in 1870, William Payne started his doctor's office in 1880.
- Located next to the Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex.
- The house still contains items that were in the possession of the family that lived there (Mary Elizabeth and her daughter).
- It is noted by paranormal groups that it is one of the most haunted places in North County.
|I didn't know what this was about, but I assumed this was for house visitors and/or cake-hunters. I signed it anyway!|
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As the only cake located in Bridgeton (to date), here are some facts about Bridgeton:
- Bridgeton was founded in 1794.
- In 1950, Bridgeton's population was 250. Today in 2014, that number is now over 11,000.
- Parts of the Lambert St. Louis Airport are in the city limits.
- Fee Fee Cemetary, founded in 1814, has markings of soldiers from every war (includes Revolutionary)
- Other historical buildings in Bridgeton include the Fee Fee Baptist Church (1807) and the Mizpah Presbyterian (1842).
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Payne-Gentry House on Bridgeton, MO's city website
National Historic Places nomination form (PDF file)
4211 Fee Fee Road, BRIDGETON, MO, 63044
Cake artist: Genevieve Esson