St. Mary's of the Barrens Historic District

Also known as: St. Mary's of the Barrens Seminary
SW of the jct. of W. Saint Joseph St. and MO 51, Perryville, Missouri


Front (1937, Copy Negative)

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

View photos at Library of Congress


National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 25, 1995
Reference number
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival
Areas of significance
Architecture; Education
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Religious structure; Church school; College; Cemetery
Current functions
Religious structure; Church related residence; Cemetery
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1825-1849; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 8
Contributing structures: 2
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 3
Non-contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

  • April 7, 2012: Photos imported by James Baughn