City of Kimmswick,
Missouri 63053

Kimmswick, historic charm on the Mississippi River since 1859

The Next Board of Alderman Meeting will be
Monday February,8th at 6:00 pm
Kimmswick City Hall
6041 Third Street
Kimmswick, Mo 63053

The first festival committee meeting for 2016
will be
February 16, 2016 @ 5 pm
 Kimmswick city Hall
6041 Third Street
Kimmswick, Mo 63010
We will be discussing this years upcoming events.

Patricia Ann Reno, 80, Kimmswick, Mo

Patricia Ann (Jones) Reno, of Kimmswick Mo. Passed away December 28th, 2015, Pat was a long time resident of Kimmswick. She served the residents as Alderman and as Mayor for many years; Pat served her community in many ways; she was very active for thirty plus years with Sister Christine’s food Pantry at St. Joseph’s Church in Imperial, Mo., assisted the American Red Cross, also assisted with flooding efforts in her community; she donated not only her time working the floods but cooking and serving the volunteers. Pat was instrumental in the early stages forming the now famous Strawberry and Apple Butter festivals, Pat continued her service until her passing, she was known to the children of Kimmswick as their second mom, and grandma. Other than volunteering she enjoyed spending time with family, going to bingo, fishing, and all outdoor fun, she always enjoyed her life with her family and friends. Pat was born August 13, 1935. She is survived by her five sons Harvey (Paula Blum) Reno, William (Kelly Ary) Reno, Rick (Patty Gierer) Reno, Gary Reno and Walter Ray House, eleven (11) grandchildren and multiple great grandchildren her sister Mary A. (Jones) Monehan, brother Warren J Jones, step brother Ralph Bates, her brother in law Floyd Harris, many, nieces and nephews and loving neighbors and friends. She was preceded in death by her Husband Harvey E. Reno one sister Carol (Jones) Harris, one brother in law L.C. Monehan, and step brother Robert Bates. Her funeral was held January 2nd, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Church, Imperial, Mo. led by Deacon Brian Selsor, also of Kimmswick Pat Reno touched so many lives, she will truly be missed.  In lieu of flowers donations to Sister Christine’s food pantry would be appreciated.




AAA Midwest Traveler Magazine has selected Kimmswick Apple Butter Festival as an Official "TRAVEL TREASURE". Please Click on the AAA below for a copy of the certificate that was presented to the City and especially to our festival chair lady, Connie Schmitt who continues to improve and grow our festivals every year

Driving Directions to Kimmswick and the Anheuser Estate from I-270 and I-55


Head southwest on I-55 S

Take exit 186 toward Imperial/Kimmswick

Turn left at Imperial Main St

Turn right at US-61/US-67

Turn left at MO-K

Turn right at 4th St

Turn left at Market St

Take Market Street to the second stop sign make a right on  Front street 

Go over bridge the road will turn into

Windsor Harbor road. House will be on your left. 6000 Windsor Harbor Road


Follow rail road tracks you will see the home then make a left into the Estate grounds you will go over the RR tracks

Anheuser Museum & Estate Tours and Events

updated contact information for the Anheuser Estate is or 636-495-5006

The Anheuser Museum and Estate in Kimmswick, Missouri is open every Thursday, from April through November from 12:00 to 4:00pm. (Admission fee is $5.00) The museum is housed in the ancestral home of Fred and Mabel Ruth Anheuser, located in Kimmswick, just 25 miles south of downtown St. Louis. The home, built in 1867, sits at the south end of the town by the Mississippi River at Water's Point.
*** Saturday tours: 
Due to the wonderful success of renting the Estate we are sorry that we will only be able to offer Saturday tours by appointment only. Call 636-495-5006 or Email for more information
The Wedding Venue
The Anheuser Museum and Estate in Kimmswick, Missouri. One of Jefferson counties newest premier wedding venues host a Beautiful Gazebo and Observation Deck overlooking the Mississippi River. They provide a wonderful photo opportunity, and are available for your Special Event. Call 636-495-5006 or Email for details and reservations.

Also during your trip to Kimmswick this season visit the Kimmswick Historical Society Museum located at Third and Vine Streets. Hours of Operation are Saturday and Sunday 1:00 pm to 4:00pm. You can View a slide show of the history of Kimmswick, tour the Museum, and tour the Burgess Howe House a restored 1840’s Log House. Tours are available by reservation for other days of the week. For more information call 636-464-TOUR (636-464-8687)

The Anheuser family bought the estate in 1916 and used it as a summerhouse until 1945 when Mabel-Ruth and her husband, the late Frederick Straub Anheuser moved there. The Anheuser collection includes family heirlooms, antiques, portraits, and a family library. Accenting the collection are Mrs. Anheuser's Westward Ho Crystal collection and a pair of 1904 hand-carved World's Fair beds. The grounds feature splendid views of the river and Bald Eagles are often spotted
soaring above the river bluffs.